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From Marcus <shadow...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Creating or customising OS type
Date Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:59:35 GMT
I see you mention 4.3, is it your own build or from the release artifacts?


On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:13 PM, Marcus <shadowsor@gmail.com> wrote:

> Guest OS types that will get Virtio disks include:
>
> Ubuntu
> Fedora
> CentOS
> RedHat 6
> Debian
> Other PV
>
> And unfortunately, they also get virtio nics since they both run the OS
> through the same isPVEnabled() method to decide between hardware.
>
> This random "details" parameter is kind of interesting. I'll have to see
> if it gets passed along with StartCommand. I really dislike the trend of
> using a 'details' dumping ground for undocumented tweaks, but if it's
> already something that VMware is using then we could parse the details for
> the same info, if it's being passed along.
>
> What version of cloudstack are you using? And what OS is the guest agent
> running on?
>
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 7:42 PM, ilya musayev <
> ilya.mailing.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I'm KVM useless, perhaps Marcus knows the way.
>>
>> My mysql output is very different from yours btw.
>>
>> Regards
>> ilya
>>
>> On 4/23/14, 4:44 AM, Nux! wrote:
>>
>>> On 23.04.2014 11:35, Nux! wrote:
>>>
>>>> 2) If you building out the VMs via templates, when you go through
>>>>> import process, you can try altering vm_details tag. For example this
>>>>> is how i did it in cloudmonkey:
>>>>> register template format=ova hypervisor=vmware name=OL63-26-TMPLT
>>>>> url=http://reposerver.example.com/6.3-26/ol-6.3-26.ova ispublic=true
>>>>> isfeatured=true passwordenabled=false
>>>>> details[0].rootDiskController=scsi details[0].nicAdapter=E1000
>>>>> details[0].keyboard=us ostypeid=148 zoneid=-1
>>>>> displaytext=OL63-26-TMPLT
>>>>> see if you can change details[0].rootDiskController=scsi to
>>>>> details[0].rootDiskController=virtio
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I'll go this route and see if it helps. Thanks a lot!
>>>>
>>>
>>> I can confirm it doesn't work, but thank you anyway, it was worth
>>> trying. :-)
>>>
>>> Lucian
>>>
>>>
>>
>

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