[CentOS] xen guest system - install source

Jussi Hirvi listmember at greenspot.fi
Thu Oct 8 11:54:47 UTC 2009


> On Oct 8, 2009, at 7:19 AM, Jussi Hirvi wrote:
> 
>> I am installing my first xen system (CentOS 5.3). The host system
>>  seems to be ok.
>> 
>> I am following this tutorial: 
>> http://www.howtoforge.com/installing-xen-on-centos-5.2-i386-p2
>> 
>> Now I try to use virt-install to install the first guest system,
>> but I cannot find a working install source.
>> 
>> I have tried at least these:
>> 
>> http://ftp.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/centos.org/5.3/isos/i386/
>> 
>> http://ftp.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/centos.org/5.3/isos/i386/CentOS-5.3-i386-netinstall.iso
>> 
>> 
>> Always I get "Could not find an installable distribution".
>> 
>> What should I use as path?


On 8.10.2009 13:28, Giovanni P. Tirloni wrote:
> It's not looking for ISOs. Try this:
> 
> http://ftp.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/centos.org/5.3/os/i386/
> 
> -Giovanni

Thanks, that seems to work. (Funny, I thought I had tried that already.)

Now I get another odd error, though (though maybe temporary):

> ValueError: Invalid URL location given:
> http://ftp.funet.fi/pub/mirrors/centos.org/5.3/os/i386/images/xen/vmlinuz
> [Errno 14] HTTP Error 503: Service Temporarily Unavailable

...though I can start downloading that file manually in the browser 
quite ok.

Anyway, I will try that path again another time, let's see.

- Jussi




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