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Bug 233222 - Documentation lacks information about NFS/HTTP/FTP installs
Documentation lacks information about NFS/HTTP/FTP installs
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Virtualization_Guide (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Don Domingo
Michael Hideo
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Blocks: 245272
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Reported: 2007-03-20 20:57 EDT by Jakub Suchy
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 500
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Last Closed: 2007-07-05 18:27:13 EDT
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Description Jakub Suchy 2007-03-20 20:57:37 EDT
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 2007-03-20 21:02:06 EDT
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 2007-06-24 20:29:38 EDT
queueing to MAJOR
Comment 4 Don Domingo 2007-07-04 23:45:55 EDT
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 03:10:50 EDT
I think it Red Hat Installation manual, not Virt guide:


and it seems to be already fixed.

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