[CentOS-virt] Virtual Machine

Thomas Smith theitsmith at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 11:45:15 EST 2011

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 9:33 AM, Mark Smith <m.smith2k at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Thom,
> Well i have an iso file and followed the instructions on the redhat website
> to do a http install but when i copied the iso file over to the correct
> public directory it extracted all the files which then in turn i could not
> work out how to install it.

HTTP installs are for RHEL guests (or others that support that type of
install). For Windows guests, mount the ISO image in the guest's
configuration. The guest should boot to the ISO when you first launch
it (assuming your guests disk image doesn't have a bootable

This link may help get you started. It's all command line, but it
accurate for what you want to do.

    * http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/HowToXenWindowsOnCentOS5

I tend to prefer using the Virtual Machine Manager for my Xen configs,
but it's really just a matter of preference. :-)

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