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From Tim Mackey <tmac...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Packer for XenServer VHDs
Date Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:44:25 GMT
Thanks.  Once I regain access to my hosts I'll work on getting that in.
I'm assuming this is general to all OSes, not just CentOS7.

-tim

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 2:31 AM, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:

> Hi Tim,
>
> I think cloud-init is a must. I am maintaining CentOS building at
> http://dl.openvm.eu using virt-install+kickstarts (
> http://dl.openvm.eu/cloudstack/centos/ks/ ).
>
> HTH
> Lucian
>
> --
> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>
> Nux!
> www.nux.ro
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Tim Mackey" <tmackey@gmail.com>
> > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Sent: Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 03:57:45
> > Subject: Packer for XenServer VHDs
>
> > Everyone,
> >
> > I've been extending a XenServer builder some of the XenServer engineering
> > team have been working on to produce a VHD which would be suitable for
> > upload as a template.   CentOS 7 is my guest OS type and have the
> XenServer
> > tools going in and guest password script running as a systemd service.
> >
> > From my perspective this is goodness, and I'll be showing at FOSDEM, but
> I
> > wanted to double check if there is more I should add in to make this as
> > usable as possible.  If anyone has experience with CentOS 7 templates and
> > can share any gotchas, I can see if I can take care of them in the packer
> > provisioners.  My plan is to also have samples for CentOS 6.5 and Ubuntu
> > 14.04, and those look more straight forward, but any gotchas someone
> wants
> > to point out will be welcome.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > -tim
>

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