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From David Nalley <da...@gnsa.us>
Subject Re: Linux Template Documentation
Date Wed, 14 Aug 2013 14:45:20 GMT
On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 8:12 AM, Wido den Hollander <wido@widodh.nl> wrote:
>
>
> On 08/14/2013 02:02 PM, Marty Sweet wrote:
>>
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> I was planning on making some documentation which explains how to prepare
>> a
>> Linux VM for template creation (there is a good doc about Windows), what
>> do
>> you think? My only current issue is how to pick up a hostname from DHCP,
>> while I have worked out how to do it, I would be intrested to see how the
>> system vms achieve it and use those scripts rather than reinventing the
>> wheel.
>>
>
> Don't forget to make sure acpid is installed, otherwise the VM won't respond
> to a graceful shutdown.
>
> And don't forget the password reset script which should be present to allow
> password changes.
>
> Wido
>

Modern cloud-init supports CloudStack - might be appropriate to
document configuring that rather than password/ssh script for modern
distros.

--David

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