[Ovirt-devel] VM Installation problem (and proposed solution)
Daniel P. Berrange
berrange at redhat.com
Thu Aug 28 15:26:39 UTC 2008
On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 05:20:06PM +0200, Chris Lalancette wrote:
> Hello all (Ian especially),
> apevec pointed out a problem with installation of guests under oVirt. What
> currently happens is that after you finish the installation of (say) Fedora in a
> VM, the VM reboots, but then immediately PXE boots again. This is because we
> haven't killed the guest and re-defined the XML to have the boot device be the
> hard drive, like it should.
You don't have to wait for installation to finish before re-defining the
XML with hard drive as the boot device
You can define the post-install XML config the moment the guest has booted.
When it shuts down, libvirt will automatically switch over to the newly
defined config. This is how virt-install handles it.
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