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From Ian Duffy <...@ianduffy.ie>
Subject Re: DevCloud replacement
Date Sun, 22 Jun 2014 16:05:29 GMT
> Lastly, there is a way to get it to work on osx, but that comes with some
pain:
http://blogs.citrix.com/2012/10/04/convert-a-raw-image-to-xenserver-vhd.

I went through that but couldn't fulfil the dependency on as86 / dev86


On 22 June 2014 16:27, Rohit Yadav <rohityadav89@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 7:34 PM, Ian Duffy <ian@ianduffy.ie> wrote:
>
> > Awesome thanks Rohit.
> >
> > Did you do anything on the boxes or just a clean ISO install and export?
> >
> > I'm trying to create packer files so we can reproduce these images
> easily.
> > I'm having to do all the conversion stuff within a VM. vhd-util /
> qemu-img
> > does not play nicely with OSX.
> >
>
> Yeah, I suppose you'll have to use Linux for image conversions (only for
> xen vhd, vbox supports qcow2). Not sure how packer works, if it solves this
> problem that would be great.
>
> Lastly, there is a way to get it to work on osx, but that comes with some
> pain:
> http://blogs.citrix.com/2012/10/04/convert-a-raw-image-to-xenserver-vhd.
>
> Cheers.
>
>
> >
> >
> > On 22 June 2014 13:40, Rohit Yadav <rohityadav89@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > I went ahead and built two small linux vms for my personal testing:
> > > (both can be downloadable from http://people.apache.org/~bhaisaab/vms)
> > >
> > > tinycore.ova is ~9M image based on tinycore Linux 3.x release and
> > requires
> > > at least 50M RAM
> > > tinycore-openbox.ova is ~29M and has openbox window manager
> > >
> > > Cheers.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 5:16 PM, Rohit Yadav <rohityadav89@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 2:58 PM, Ian Duffy <ian@ianduffy.ie> wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> OK thank you. Will look into creating a packer file for it... Will
> > have
> > > a
> > > >> dependency on qemu-img for converting to xen raw. I've yet to find
a
> > way
> > > >> to
> > > >> do this on osx.
> > > >>
> > > >> Do you know what had to be done to get it running in PV mode?
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > > It should work for PV as well, just install using the iso. For
> > > conversions
> > > > to various formats, you may see our appliance building script:
> > > >
> > >
> >
> https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/blob/master/tools/appliance/build.sh
> > > > (hack but works, uses vbox, veewee and vhd-util)
> > > >
> > > > Regards.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >>
> > > >> I've been looking at generating a Debian image too for those with
> more
> > > ram
> > > >> (256mb per VM).
> > > >>
> > > >> Ubuntu is out of the question at 512mb ram required.
> > > >> On 22 Jun 2014 06:50, "Rohit Yadav" <bhaisaab@apache.org> wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> > Hi Ian,
> > > >> >
> > > >> > On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 5:43 AM, Ian Duffy <ian@ianduffy.ie>
> wrote:
> > > >> >
> > > >> > > Hey Rohit,
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > Quick question for you about the ttylinux_vhd image.
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > I'm just about to push some changes to allow for an advanced
> cloud
> > > >> > > configuration. While doing some final tests I found myself
> unable
> > to
> > > >> > > resolve domains in VMs I brought up.
> > > >> > >
> > > >> >
> > > >> > It's very old (I don't know who made it, I just reused it from
the
> > > first
> > > >> > DevCloud by Edison) and based on old linux 2.x, sometimes it
fails
> > to
> > > >> get
> > > >> > IP from dhcp (VR). Let's refresh it.
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > On inspecting my resolv.conf on a ttylinux based machine
I
> noticed
> > > the
> > > >> > > following:
> > > >> > > search citrite.net
> > > >> > > nameserver 10.216.4.31
> > > >> > > nameserver 10.216.4.34
> > > >> > > nameserver 10.9.47.59
> > > >> > > nameserver 172.16.2.66
> > > >> > > search cs2cloud.internal
> > > >> > > nameserver 10.1.1.1
> > > >> > > nameserver 8.8.8.8
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > The first block of nameservers are taken precedence, from
what I
> > can
> > > >> tell
> > > >> > > they are hard coded into your image.
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > Is there any easy way I could re-generate a ttylinux image
> without
> > > >> them?
> > > >> > >
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Yes, you may get the iso and make a vhd yourself: (use pc-486
or
> > > >> > appropriate)
> > > >> > http://www.ttylinux.net/Documents/User_Guide.html
> > > >> >
> > > >> > I idea was to build a very small linux image, I also recommend
> > playing
> > > >> > with:
> > > >> > http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/
> > > >> > http://www.tinycorelinux.net/downloads.html (I've used this,
> > > installed
> > > >> > linux distro fits in 10MB :)
> > > >> >
> > > >> > Regards.
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> >
> > > >> > >
> > > >> > > Thanks.
> > > >> > >
> > > >> >
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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