Bug 863309

Summary: guess OS type from iso name or url
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Jens Petersen <petersen>
Component: virt-managerAssignee: Cole Robinson <crobinso>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: rawhideCC: berrange, crobinso, hbrock, jforbes, virt-maint
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Last Closed: 2012-10-13 21:03:31 EDT Type: Bug
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Description Jens Petersen 2012-10-05 00:06:43 EDT
Description of problem:
It would be nice if virt-manager tried to be a little clever
and guess OS type from the iso name or URL given to it.
If I am installing Fedora-*.iso there is a reasonable chance
that the OS is Linux/Fedora.

This RFE is kind of an extension of bug 736951 ...

Steps to Reproduce:
1. setup an install from a Fedora iso or url
Actual results:
1. virt-manager doesn't default OS type to Linux/Fedora

Expected results:
1. default to Linux
Comment 1 Daniel Berrange 2012-10-08 06:17:43 EDT
ISO filenames are somewhat unreliable, but it is possible to identify OS from the metadata fields in the ISO filesystem. libosinfo provides APIs & information required todo this.
Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2012-10-13 21:03:31 EDT
Thanks for the report, I'm just gonna fold this into the 'use libosinfo' report

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 500320 ***
Comment 3 Jens Petersen 2012-10-18 08:27:39 EDT
Ok thanks.

(On a somewhat related note I was wondering also
why Linux is listed as the last choice?)
Comment 4 Cole Robinson 2012-10-24 15:24:28 EDT
(In reply to comment #3)
> Ok thanks.
> (On a somewhat related note I was wondering also
> why Linux is listed as the last choice?)

Yeah that's weird, I fixed it upstream: