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Re: [Libguestfs] Debian based appliance

On Fri, Nov 05, 2010 at 09:07:34PM +0100, Guido Günther wrote:
> Hi,
> just a short heads up about the current status of libguestfs on Debian:
> Current git master builds and works fine on Debian sid. The only change
> you have to make is to use a custom kernel instead of the one in
> squeeze/sid by pointing DEBIRF_KERNEL_PACKAGE in
> appliance/debian/debirf.conf to something recent enough (>= 2.6.35)
> like:
> DEBIRF_KERNEL_PACKAGE=/foo/linux-image-2.6.36-rc7+_2.6.36-rc7+-20_i386.deb
> Otherwise libguesfsd quits early since the virtio-serial device won't be
> created in the guest.

Cool, I'll give this a go later on.


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