[libvirt-users] Standalone KVM boot from USB ?

Matt . yamakasi.014 at gmail.com
Mon May 25 21:42:39 UTC 2015


Yes I think the same, so I build a oVirt all in one install next to my
running cluster.



2015-05-25 23:33 GMT+02:00 Cole Robinson <crobinso at redhat.com>:
> On 05/24/2015 11:42 PM, Matt . wrote:
>> Hi Guys,
>> I'm looking for a solution so I can boot a HyperVisor from USB which I
>> can manage through Foreman and also Manually if needed.
>> ESXi can do so, but I'm looking for an opensource solution.
>> KVM would be best but I wonder if there is a way to create some sort
>> of live environment where only KVM settings are written to the USB
>> disk and not that much logging and so on.
>> Has anyone an idea about some persistent USBkey setup or so ?
>> Ideas are very welcome!
> I don't think there's any out of the box solution for what you want, libvirt
> logs and runtime state is scattered in various /var directories and those
> paths aren't really configurable. You'd probably need to mess with bind mounts
> or something that points to the USB device but it will likely get ugly fast
> - Cole

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