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From Donal Lafferty <donal.laffe...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: SystemVM downloading
Date Thu, 05 Sep 2013 08:59:10 GMT
The daemon involved in KVP transfer is mentioned here http://dlafferty.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/installing-hyper-v-pv-drivers-for-linux.html

I'll write an update discussing how to use it to pass system VM settings.

DL



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rajesh Battala [mailto:rajesh.battala@citrix.com]
> Sent: 05 September 2013 09:47
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: RE: SystemVM downloading
> 
> Donal,
> Great to know that you would be doing changes to systemvm template.
> I am curious to know how the host data will be passed to the systemvm's
> running in hyperv.
> In my initial investigation I figured out with Integration Services installed in
> the Linux, we can get the guest details like (version etc) using KVP
> component.
> I was not able to figure out how we can send the data/values from host to
> systemvm's.
> I had read for windows based guest vm's we can send data from host to
> guest and we can see those in the guest registry.
> Once you figured out how to handle for linux please share it, it's very
> interesting to know.
> 
> Thanks
> Rajesh Battala
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donal Lafferty [mailto:donal.lafferty@citrix.com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 5, 2013 1:52 PM
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: RE: SystemVM downloading
> 
> Great!  I may need to update the template to allow it to accept host data
> from a Hyper-V 2012.
> 
> Unlike XenServer, a Hyper-V host passes data through a user mode daemon
> that write key/value pairs to a file.  I need to investigate a bit further, but I
> believe that the daemon starts and startup scripts need updating to deal with
> the key/value pair file format.
> 
> DL
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Prasanna Santhanam [mailto:tsp@apache.org]
> > Sent: 05 September 2013 05:54
> > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: SystemVM downloading
> >
> > Hey Donal, Soheil,
> >
> > I had to remove those artifacts from jenkins as they occupied a lot of
> > space on the instance which is a m1.small with a small disk. I've been
> > looking for some mirroring space or s3 bucket where I can push the
> > system VMs. You could meanwhile build your own as described here if
> > you want to experiment with the latest.
> >
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/x/UlHVAQ
> >
> > I'll see if I can put up the hyperv vhd somewhere meanwhile.
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 04, 2013 at 09:16:05PM +0000, Rayees Namathponnan wrote:
> > > Hi Soheil,
> > >
> > > You can get the template from below location;  it's not latest but
> > > tested extensively
> > >
> > > http://download.cloud.com/templates/4.2/systemvmtemplate-2013-06-
> > 12-ma
> > > ster-kvm.qcow2.bz2
> > > http://download.cloud.com/templates/4.2/systemvmtemplate-2013-07-
> > 12-ma
> > > ster-xen.vhd.bz2
> > > http://download.cloud.com/templates/4.2/systemvmtemplate-4.2-
> > vh7.ova
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Rayees
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Soheil Eizadi [mailto:seizadi@infoblox.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2013 1:14 PM
> > > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > Subject: RE: SystemVM downloading
> > >
> > > Not just Hyper-V but looks like none of the sytemvm images e.g.
> > > Xen/VMware are posted on the site. -Soheil
> > > ________________________________________
> > > From: Donal Lafferty [donal.lafferty@citrix.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2013 12:35 PM
> > > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > Subject: SystemVM downloading
> > >
> > > I thought I'd be able to download
> > > systemvmtemplate-2013-09-03-master-hyperv.vhd from
> > > http://jenkins.cloudstack.org/view/master/job/build-systemvm-master/
> > >
> > > However, I don't see a link to do so.
> > >
> > > Is systemvmtemplate-2013-09-03-master-hyperv.vhd or other recent
> > > copy
> > online anywhere?
> > >
> > > DL
> > >
> > >
> >
> > --
> > Prasanna.,
> >
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