[virt-tools-list] Fwd: locked out after preseed install

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Mon Apr 18 12:00:34 UTC 2016

On 04/15/2016 08:43 PM, Mario Gummies wrote:
> Hi Cole, hi all,
> could login via ssh from the host without preseeding. Thanks, now I know how
> the result, I am after, looks like.
> Well, then thinking about it. If my preseeding script seems the culprit:
> 1) Who should I ask? (guess the d-i, preseeding ppl)
> 2) My preseeding script to perform actually what? (Is there a requirements
> interface standard between virt-install and d-i preseeding for the present use
> case? The search for an existing, proper preseeding script gets easier knowing
> to name.
> 3) what not to touch, because is is virt-install's job to setup the network?
> 4)
> Is it what is called by libvirt virtual networking?
> http://wiki.libvirt.org/page/VirtualNetworking#The_default_configuration
> 5)
> from my preseeding script
> #in-target /bin/bash /root/postinst.sh #on the guest
> One sees that one can trigger shell commands on the host. Is it not possible
> to setup the missing network manual/scripted?
> Really do not know, what would be best practice here or from here.

The preseeding script is entirely a debian/ubuntu installer convention. There
is no communication between virt-install and the preseed script. So I suggest
asking on ubuntu support channels

- Cole

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