[virt-tools-list] Cant boot from CD-Image

Benjamin Bärmann benjamin.baermann at attac.de
Mon Feb 8 10:30:54 UTC 2010

Cole Robinson schrieb:
> On 02/04/2010 07:20 AM, Benjamin Bärmann wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I created a vm on ubuntu 9.04 with
>> virt-install --force --connect qemu:///system -n testserver -r 512 -f \
>> testserver-virtual-disk -s 20 -c openSUSE-10.3-GM-KDE-i386.iso \
>> --os-type linux --os-variant sles10 -w bridge:br0 \
>> --vnc --noautoconsole
>> but the vm gives me the follwing error during boot:
>>     Booting from Harddisk ...
>>     Boot failed: Not a bootable disk.
>>     FATAL: No bootable device
>> Of cource i want to boot from the CD-Image, not from the harddisk. But i
>> don't know how to achieve this.
>> Thanks for any help!
> Whats the output when you run the above command with --debug? What is the
> output in /var/log/libvirt/qemu/${vmname}.log

Thanks to your hint with the logfile i can now boot. It seems, that the 
problem was, that there where other inactive vms, which accessed the 
same iso-file.  if i destroy and undefine them all, i can boot.

... but now i have the problem, that linuxrc crashes ...

Thanks for help!

regards, Benni

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