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Bug 233222 - Documentation lacks information about NFS/HTTP/FTP installs
Summary: Documentation lacks information about NFS/HTTP/FTP installs
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: doc-Virtualization_Guide
Version: 5.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Don Domingo
QA Contact: Michael Hideo
Depends On:
Blocks: 245272
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-21 00:57 UTC by Jakub Suchy
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 500
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-07-05 22:27:13 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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Description Jakub Suchy 2007-03-21 00:57:37 UTC
Description of problem:
Virtualization documentation lacks information about methods to install new
domain guests. There are more methods available, but only http is shown as an

Comment 1 Jakub Suchy 2007-03-21 01:02:06 UTC
And more, all (including Fedora Core) virtualization guides are speaking about
specifying nfs:someserver:/path/to/isos

BUT you have to specify nfs:someserver/path/to/disk1 instead. This took me 1
hour to determine

Comment 2 Don Domingo 2007-06-25 00:29:38 UTC
queueing to MAJOR

Comment 4 Don Domingo 2007-07-05 03:45:55 UTC
Hi Jakub,

can you please specify the title of the section where you found this erroneous
information (comment#1)?

please post the URL where you found it so we can correct. The RHEL5
Virtualization Guide can be viewed online here: 


as for nfs, http and ftp installs, did you mean installing new guests through
virt-manager using install media available through http/ftp/nfs? 

please advise. thanks!

Comment 5 Jakub Suchy 2007-07-05 07:10:50 UTC
I think it Red Hat Installation manual, not Virt guide:


and it seems to be already fixed.

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