[CentOS] xen guest system - install source - SOLVED

Jussi Hirvi greenspot at greenspot.fi
Thu Oct 8 14:14:18 UTC 2009


> On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 01:54:47PM +0300, Jussi Hirvi wrote:
>>> 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.
>>
On 8.10.2009 15:22, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> Try using ftp:// instead.
> 
> I think funet is using some fancy http error pages that confuse
> anaconda.
> 
> -- Pasi

Ok, thanks! Problem solved!

- Jussi


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