Bug 854437 - Update Example 6.1, Using virt-install to install a RHEL5 guest
Update Example 6.1, Using virt-install to install a RHEL5 guest
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: doc-Virtualization_Host_Configuration_and_Guest_Installation_Gui (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dayle Parker
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Reported: 2012-09-04 23:44 EDT by Dayle Parker
Modified: 2012-09-06 02:37 EDT (History)
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Comment 1 Dayle Parker 2012-09-04 23:59:01 EDT
(following up from https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=794801)

Paolo, we need to update the config in example 6.1 to be a RHEL 6 guest, to keep consistent with the RHEL 6 guide.

Can you please confirm -- is the new example (below) is correct?

Thank you.

Old example (RHEL5):

virt-install \
   --name=guest1-rhel5-64 \
   --file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/guest1-rhel5-64.dsk \
   --file-size=8 \
   --nonsparse --vnc \
   --vcpus=2 --ram=2048 \
   --location=http://example1.com/installation_tree/RHEL5.6-Server-x86_64/os \
   --network bridge=br0 \
   --os-type=linux \

* New example * (RHEL6):

virt-install \
   --name=guest1-rhel64-64 \
   --file=/var/lib/libvirt/images/guest1-rhel6-64.dsk \
   --file-size=8 \
   --nonsparse --vnc \
   --vcpus=2 --ram=2048 \
   --location=http://example1.com/installation_tree/RHEL6.4-Server-x86_64/os \
   --network bridge=br0 \
   --os-type=linux \
Comment 2 Paolo Bonzini 2012-09-05 12:48:14 EDT
It is ok, but why is it needed?  RHEL5 guests can run very well on RHEL6.
Comment 3 Dayle Parker 2012-09-06 02:37:19 EDT
Sorry, Paolo, I think I had misunderstood the earlier comments. Agreed, we should keep the doc as is, with the RHEL5 guest, for as you said, the current config works just fine.

Thanks for your help. Closing this bug as NOTABUG.

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