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Old 6th June 2007, 03:34 AM
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virtualization

hi, I want to run a virtual machine, but seems that I have something missing here.
I´m using the vistual machine manager, but cannot indicate the installl media (CD/DVDor ISO), jus appear to be nfs http, os something like that, I don´t know how to do it.

help please.
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Old 12th June 2007, 09:58 PM
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you have to be more clear about which stage in the process you are before anyone can help you.
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Old 14th June 2007, 10:19 PM
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As VictorienSardou said, you provide too little information about the problem. With that said perhaps this url can help? http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Tools/Xen
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Old 1st September 2007, 06:56 PM
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Noobie in virtualization and NFS server

I am runnning in RHEL5 (yes i know i am a noobe and well i want to learn from the best OS in the market )
Ok when i want to install a new Virtual Os i complete everything on the Virtualization Manager,
1) New Virtual OS
2) name the OS
3) paravirtualized (The only one i can select)
4) Select source of install <- HEre i dont understand how to acomplish this.
For the reasons that it only asks for NFS, HTTP, FTP, and well i dont know how to configure either of them to load the dvd-iso i have on the rom.

The thing is that in Fedora the virtualization manager is diferent. Any help plz?
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Old 4th September 2007, 12:35 AM
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do you have the full DVD or the rescueCD?
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Old 4th September 2007, 05:15 AM
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Virt-manager app is the same in both RHEL5 and FC6 and F7. Just make sure cd/dvd is mounted before starting the wizard and its name/label should appear in the list. If all else fails you can do it from the command line too, but that gets a little involved for a message board posting, so you'll need to search for some howtos.

Code:
[Climber@mavrodaphne ~]$ cd /usr/bin/
[Climber@mavrodaphne bin]$ ls qemu*
qemu        qemu-img   qemu-mipsel      qemu-system-mips    qemu-system-x86_64
qemu-arm    qemu-kvm   qemu-ppc         qemu-system-mipsel
qemu-armeb  qemu-m68k  qemu-sparc       qemu-system-ppc
qemu-i386   qemu-mips  qemu-system-arm  qemu-system-sparc
Also note I'm using KVM not Xen with F7, but the same virt-manager app works for both technologies, as I used Xen with FC6:
http://4crito.com/screenshots/xen.png

You might want to look at getting a CPU that does full hardware virtualization if you're planning on running Windows though. Para-virtualization really only works with Linux distros, which is main reason I built my new AMD X2 4400+ BTW.
http://4crito.com/screenshots/july7_2007.png
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