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Re: [libvirt-users] Error validating install location: Distro 'rhel8' does not exist in our dictionary



On Mon, 2019-10-07 at 10:15 +0200, Martin Kletzander wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 06, 2019 at 10:54:33AM +0530, Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 5, 2019 at 7:27 PM Oliver Dzombic <info layer7 net> wrote:
> > > if you run on a shell the command:
> > > 
> > > osinfo-query os
> > > 
> > > you will see that its:
> > > 
> > > rhl8.0               | Red Hat Linux 8.0
> > >   | 8.0      | http://redhat.com/rhl/8.0
> 
> This is Red Hat Linux 8 with a release date of 30 September 2002 [1] and not Red
> Hat Enterprise Linux.  You are not using any new devices/settings.
> 
> Instead you should probably use rhel8.0 or, even better, since you are using
> centos, the centos release.  However that one does not exist in the osinfo db
> yet due to the new style of releases that happened there and we need to figure
> out how to properly represent it in the osinfo data.
> 
> If ou re not seeing rhel8-unknown or rhel8.0 you should update your osinfo
> database.  Either update you package or you can also use `osinfo-db-import
> --latest` to update it locally for your user.

Alternatively, if updating the osinfo database through your distro's
package manager is not enough to get the CentOS 8.0 OS variant and
you don't want to replace it with the upstream one,

  --os-variant centos7.0

should also work in a pinch.

-- 
Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization


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