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RE: [Ovirt-devel] iSCSI questions and VM Creation questions



Hi, quick update on that answer
I tried to use the "iso boot" functionality of cobbler/ovirt.
I've created an image like here https://fedorahosted.org/cobbler/wiki/KoanWithIsos with the difference that you must not but the ":" between the server name and the path:
cobbler image add --name=ubuntu --file=nfs://nas.open.net/mnt/nas/share/share/ubuntu-9.04-server-amd64.iso
Now I can view it from oVirt. But when I boot, I have this issue:
	Unable to find volume attached to pool nas.open.net-_mnt_nas_share_share.

If I do virsh pool-list, I have the following lines:

	Name                 State      Autostart
	-----------------------------------------
	nas.open.net-_mnt_nas_share_share active     no
	nas.open.net-iqn.2006-01.com.openfiler:tsn.9a2bd39f003e-3260 active     no

Any ideas on where is the problem?


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-----Message d'origine-----
De : Hugh O. Brock [mailto:hbrock redhat com] 
Envoyé : mercredi 5 août 2009 15:10
À : DESBUREAUX Sylvain RD-BIZZ-LAN
Cc : ovirt-devel redhat com
Objet : Re: [Ovirt-devel] iSCSI questions and VM Creation questions

On Wed, Aug 05, 2009 at 02:58:18PM +0200, sylvain desbureaux orange-ftgroup com wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I finally managed to have one node working.
>> I added a iSCSI LUN (ok if selinux is set to 0) and wanted to create my first VM.
>
> Good. For what it's worth, there is now an updated selinux policy for
> libvirt, should allow you to leave selinux turned on.

I've seen it pass on the last update (perhaps It wasn't necessary to turn selinux off)

>
>> *	If I choose boot from HD, there's no way to specify another boot parameter (I would like to use a liveCD to install a distro). Is it possible to do that?
>
> Hmm, I think what you want to do here is create an ISO image profile in Cobbler for your liveCD and boot from that to install. You will just need to put your ISO in a shared storage volume that the nodes can mount; cobbler will supply the node with the path to the ISO on shared  storage, and it will then boot the VM from there.

Ok, I'll take a deeper look at cobbler (I've read that it was impossible to do that with cobbler but it was perhaps an old version).





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