[virt-tools-list] [PATCH virt-install 0/4] Add install parameter to the --os-variant

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Thu Feb 14 18:19:07 UTC 2019

On 2/11/19 5:16 AM, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 04:23:54PM +0100, Fabiano Fidêncio wrote:
>> This series introduces a new option to virt-install:
>> virt-install --name GuestName --os-variant fedora29,install=location
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>>                                                      The new bit!
> We already have a "--location" arg that gives an installation tree
> location, and a --cdrom arg that gives an ISO image local path (historically
> it would allow a URI too IIRC).
> I'm wondering if there's a need to combine all these different ways to
> specifying the install tree/media location into a more general purpose
> arg

Good point, I have a couple other install related ideas too that don't
fit anywhere, like manually specifying an install_bootdev, so having a
--install megaoption would work. We can figure it out before the next
release though, fabiano's additions for unattended install will give us
more things to consider

- Cole

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