Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 739507
virt-install --initrd-inject doesnt work with f16 install tree
Last modified: 2011-12-04 22:20:06 EST
Description of problem:
virt-install cannot mount kickstart file to root directory with option initrd-inject with the following scripts
--name demo \
--vcpus 4 \
--ram 1024 \
--disk path=/var/lib/libvirt/images/demo.img,size=8 \
--location /media \
it works well with F15, but do not work with F16
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. create guest with the script above
2. check the guest root directory
3. kickstart file does not exist
*** Bug 739501 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This is actually a "bug" with the python-virtinst package (though it equally might be a bug with the Fedora-16 kernel). Switching component to python-virtinst for now.
Fixed upstream now:
Never mind, that commit is basically useless.
According to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=736318 the f16 initrd format is substancially different so I don't really have any ideas.
it works now.