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From Rohit Yadav <rohityada...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: DevCloud replacement
Date Sun, 22 Jun 2014 15:27:02 GMT
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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