[virt-tools-list] virt-install 0.400-3: cannot install
greno at verizon.net
Sun Nov 22 18:20:31 UTC 2009
Cole Robinson wrote:
> On 11/22/2009 01:12 AM, Gerry Reno wrote:
>> I'm trying to do a text-based install using virt-install 0.400-3 on a
>> ubuntu server 9.10 but it is refusing to install. Here is the form of
>> the command I'm using:
>> $ sudo -s
>> # virt-install -n "DOMAIN-1" --vcpus=4 --ram=2048 --disk
>> --accelerate --network=bridge:br0 --nographics
>> --extra-args="console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200"
>> I've tried local, nfs, http for locations and it either says its not an
>> installable distribution or I get a ValueError: Invalid install
>> location. But I can wget the iso with no problem using the same url.
>> Can anyone point me to what is wrong with my command line?
> --location needs to point to an install tree, not an iso. You should be able
> to replace --location with --cdrom to make things work. This is described in
> the virt-install man page.
Ok, I just tried it replacing --location with --cdrom and it gives me
the exact same ValueError: Invalid install location Opening URL http://....
So I nfs mounted the iso across the network and then passed the
mountpoint to --cdrom and this at least creates the domain but then it
just sits there at "Escape is ^]" and does not do anything else.
Is there something wrong with my console args?
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