Kashyap Chamarthy wrote:
> I run something like this, for un-attended automated guest installs.
> echo "Creating domain $domname"
> echo "Image is here $vmimage"
> echo "Location of the OS sources $location"
> virt-install --connect=qemu:///system \
> --network=bridge:br0 \
console=tty0 console=ttyS0,9600" \
> --name $domname \
> --file=$vmimage \
> --file-size=8 \
> --ram 1024 \
> --accelerate \
> --nonsparse \
> --location=$location \
> now here,
> -- once the install is finished and guest reboots, a console does /not/ show up. Because, as the
> "console=tty0 console=ttyS0,9600" args from the script are not picked by the anaconda of guest while booting.
> -- A console shows up only when I manually edit the guest machine's kernel args and append
> "console=tty0 console=ttyS0,9600" , /then/ boot the guest - now console shows up happily.
> My question is : shouldn't the anaconda of the guest machine pick up automatically
> "console=tty0 console=ttyS0,9600" in the --extra-args mentioned in the virt-install above?
> Is this the expected behaviour? or shall I file a bug.