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Re: [virt-tools-list] Regarding automation of VM creation

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 01:00:30PM -0400, siva koteswararao wrote:
> Hi all,
>       I would like to create the XEN guests using virt-install package. I
> was able to write the correct command line options for creating the guest
> like ram,location etc. But, is there any way to automate the installation of
> O.S too using command line? If so, please tell me.
> For eg: I would like to create a VM(XEN Hyper) with O.S as ubuntu. For this
> I have written the following command.
> virt-install --name myubuntu --hvm --ram 1024 --disk
> path=/dev/vg_new/ubuntu1,size=10 --vnc --os-type=linux --os-variant
> ubuntulucid -c /var/images/ubuntu-10.04-alternate-i386.iso --vcpus=1
> But, I also want to give options like 'english' as language and location as
> 'india' etc through command line for ubuntu installation. Please tell me if
> there is any way to do it. I would like to do all this process(till the end
> of OS installation) by issuing commands.

I think this is something that Aeolus / Oz can do.  Chris ...?


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
libguestfs lets you edit virtual machines.  Supports shell scripting,
bindings from many languages.  http://libguestfs.org

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