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Re: [virt-tools-list] About virt-install 0.6



On 12/25/2011 08:58 PM, gong ys wrote:
> Dear virt-install developers:
> 
> I found one of my commands can run on virt-install 0.5x, but it fails on
> virt-install 0.6. 
> The problem is in _prepare_kernel_and_initrd function of DistroInstaller.py.
> 

Thanks for the report. This is actually already fixed upstream though:

http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=python-virtinst.git;a=commit;h=b7054426336929abb0ab0d822ad208a11d418904

Thanks,
Cole


> my command line is:
> 
> virt-install -n testredhat2 -r 1024 --vcpus=1 --disk
> path=/var/lib/libvirt/images/testredhat2.img,size=8 -l /mnt/
> --initrd-inject=/home/gongys/redhat/ks.cfg  --extra-args "ks=file:/ks.cfg"
> --connect=qemu:///system --vnc -v --network bridge=br0  --dry-run -d
> 
> where my RHEL6.1-20110510.1-Server-x86_64-DVD1.iso is mounted at /mnt.
> 
> To fix it, I think we should add back three-line codes to set
> _install_bootconfig  before we inject the initram:
>    def _prepare_kernel_and_initrd(self, guest, meter):
>         disk = None
> 
>         # If installing off a local path, map it through to a virtual CD/disk
>         if (self.location is not None and
>             self._location_is_path and
>             not os.path.isdir(self.location)):
> 
>             device = VirtualDisk.DEVICE_CDROM
>             if (self.is_xenpv() and
>                 not guest._lookup_osdict_key('pv_cdrom_install')):
>                 device = VirtualDisk.DEVICE_DISK
> 
>             disk = VirtualDisk(conn=guest.conn,
>                                device=device,
>                                path=self.location,
>                                readOnly=True,
>                                transient=True)
> 
>         # Make sure we always fetch kernel here if required
>         if self._install_bootconfig.kernel and not self.scratchdir_required():
>             return disk
> 
>         # Need to fetch the kernel & initrd from a remote site, or
>         # out of a loopback mounted disk image/device
>         ignore, os_type, os_variant, media = OSDistro.acquireKernel(guest,
>                                                 self.location, meter,
>                                                 self.scratchdir,
>                                                 self.os_type)
>         (kernelfn, initrdfn, args) = media
> 
>         if guest.get_os_autodetect():
>             if os_type:
>                 logging.debug("Auto detected OS type as: %s" % os_type)
>                 guest.os_type = os_type
> 
>             if (os_variant and guest.os_type == os_type):
>                 logging.debug("Auto detected OS variant as: %s" % os_variant)
>                 guest.os_variant = os_variant
>                
>         self._install_bootconfig.kernel = kernelfn
>         self._install_bootconfig.initrd = initrdfn
>         self._install_bootconfig.kernel_args = args
>        
>         self._tmpfiles.append(kernelfn)
>         if initrdfn:
>             self._tmpfiles.append(initrdfn)
> 
>         if self._initrd_injections:
>             self._perform_initrd_injections()
> 
>         # If required, upload media to an accessible guest location
>         kernelfn, initrdfn = self._upload_media(guest, meter,
>                                                 kernelfn, initrdfn)
> 
>         self._install_bootconfig.kernel = kernelfn
>         self._install_bootconfig.initrd = initrdfn
>         self._install_bootconfig.kernel_args = args
> 
>         return disk
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> 
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