Bug 739501

Summary: virt-install cannot mount the kickstart file on the root with --initrd-inject=/path/to/ks.cfg --extra-args ks=file:/ks.cfg
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Hongqing Yang <hoyang>
Component: libvirtAssignee: Daniel Veillard <veillard>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 16CC: berrange, clalance, crobinso, dougsland, itamar, jforbes, laine, veillard, virt-maint
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Description Hongqing Yang 2011-09-19 06:02:36 EDT
Description of problem:

virt-install \
   --name demo \
   --vcpus 4 \
   --ram 1024 \
   --disk path=/var/lib/libvirt/images/demo.img,size=8 \
   --location /media \
   --extra-args " ks=http://10.66.13.140/ks.cfg"  \
   --channel tcp,host=127.0.0.1:6080,mode=connect,target_type=virtio,name=org.fedoraproject.anaconda.log.0


or

virt-install \
   --name demo \
   --vcpus 4 \
   --ram 1024 \
   --disk path=/var/lib/libvirt/images/demo.img,size=8 \
   --location /media \
   --initrd-inject=/tmp/autoqa/log/ks.cfg \
   --extra-args ks=file:/ks.cfg"  \
   --channel tcp,host=127.0.0.1:6080,mode=connect,target_type=virtio,name=org.fedoraproject.anaconda.log.0


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How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. create a guest with the script above
2. check the root directory /
3. there is no kickstart file mounted there
  
Actual results:

This works well with F15, but does not work with F16.
The host is F15
the libvirt version is  libvirt-0.8.8-7.fc15.x86_64

Expected results:


Additional info:
Comment 1 Hongqing Yang 2011-09-19 06:47:50 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 739507 ***