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Re: [Libguestfs] Difference between the old and the new febootstrap



On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 03:00:20PM +0300, mohammed abdul Moniem wrote:
> Hi,
> First, I'd like to thank you for your nice effort of the febootstrap tool.
> I understand there are 2 major versions of this tool
> the first has the syntax of "febootstrap fedora-12 ./f12" while the second
> has the syntax "febootstrap --names ....."
> Is it correct?

Yes, febootstrap 2 & 3 are completely different tools.

> I also understand the second one is used only to create a minimal system.
> is it correct too?

febootstrap 3 only creates supermin appliances:
http://libguestfs.org/febootstrap.8.html#supermin_appliances

> But what about if I want to create a complete rootfs with GUI to use it
> with qemu kvm?
> Would you kindly show me how to do this with febootstrap?

Don't use febootstrap for this.  Use 'yum --installroot=...'  instead.

Rich.

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