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Re: [virt-tools-list] Chrome OS and virt-manager



On 22/12/2010, at 2:20 AM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 22, 2010 at 01:50:24AM +1100, Justin Clift wrote:
>> Took a look at the desktop virtualisation product "Parallels Desktop".
>> 
>> One of the interesting features of it, for installation of new
>> virtual machines, is "Download Chrome OS".
>> 
>> This downloads about ~315MB (guessing it's an ISO but not sure) then
>> creates a new virtual machine using that.
>> 
>> Seems like an interesting concept, and kind of wondering if it'd be
>> useful in virt-manager too. :)
> 
> I've been saying for a long time that virt-manager should be able to
> install a pre-defined set of operating systems.  ie. Instead having to
> separately download the ISO or know a URL, virt-manager would know how
> to download a boot ISO for a range of OSes, and all the user would
> need to do would be to pick "Fedora 14" or "Chrome OS" from a menu.

Interesting.  That sounds like a really decent idea.


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