[CentOS-virt] virt-install in CentOS 5

Wed Mar 12 20:34:06 UTC 2008
Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu <m3freak at thesandhufamily.ca>

On Wed, 2008-03-12 at 09:48 +0200, Mindaugas wrote:
>   Just couple of weeks ago I installed Fedora8 on CentOS 5.1 using the following command:
> virt-install -b xenbr0 -p -n fedora8 -r 512 -f /dev/VolGroup00/fedora8 --nographics -l ftp://ftp.sunet.se/pub/Linux/distributions/fedora/linux/releases/8/Fedora/x86_64/os/

Well, I tried to run my previous virt-install command with the location
set to a Fedora 8 ftp mirror: lo and behold, the install started.  WTF?!

I either have a borked installation of the python-virtinst package, or
there's a bug in virt-install for http locations.



Kanwar Ranbir Sandhu
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