Bug 233248 - RHEL5 Server xen guest image need more then 6GB file space.
RHEL5 Server xen guest image need more then 6GB file space.
Product: Red Hat Hardware Certification Program
Classification: Red Hat
Component: Test Suite (tests) (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Greg Nichols
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Reported: 2007-03-21 04:16 EDT by Spencer Tsai
Modified: 2008-07-16 17:58 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0736
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Last Closed: 2007-08-02 12:30:10 EDT
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RHEL5 Server x86_64 Virtualization Platform installation error screenshot (107.83 KB, image/png)
2007-03-21 04:16 EDT, Spencer Tsai
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Description Spencer Tsai 2007-03-21 04:16:16 EDT
Description of problem:
According to /usr/share/hts/docs/s1-hts-virtualization-test.html says,
Specify a file size of 6GB for xen guest OS.
But 6000MB is not enough, xen guest installation will be failed of insufficient
disk space. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use virt-manager to create a Full Virtualization guest image.
2. Browse to install xen guest via /var/lib/xen/iso/RHEL5-Server-x86_64-DVD.iso
3. Assigning storage space:
    File Location: /var/lib/xen/images/GUEST.img
    Files Size: 6000MB
4. Allocate memory and CPU:
    Memory: 500MB
    VCPUs: 1
5. During xen installing, input installation code for Virtualization Platform: 
6. Select all packages, except LANGUAGE packages.
7. During xen guest installation, system shows error message:
    You need more space on the following file systems:
    217 M on / 
Actual results:
With 6000MB disk space, xen guest always installation failed.
Change 6000MB to 7000MB, then xen guest installation passed.

Expected results:

Additional info:

Suggest modify the HTS user manual (html) to indicate which packages should be
selected; or change xen guest image file size from 6GB to 6.5GB
Comment 1 Spencer Tsai 2007-03-21 04:16:17 EDT
Created attachment 150556 [details]
RHEL5 Server x86_64 Virtualization Platform installation error screenshot
Comment 2 Greg Nichols 2007-03-21 08:46:34 EDT
Fixed R33
Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-08-02 12:30:10 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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