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From Trevor Francis <trevor.fran...@tgrahamcapital.com>
Subject Re: XS 6.02 ~ No Graphical Console
Date Fri, 09 Nov 2012 14:39:56 GMT
Previously I selected Centos 6.0, which didnt work.
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On Nov 9, 2012, at 8:37 AM, Rajesh Battala <rajesh.battala@citrix.com> wrote:

> Great to know.
> Previously you were using another template to deploy the VM right?
>  
> Thanks
> Rajesh Battala
>  
> From: Trevor Francis [mailto:trevor.francis@tgrahamcapital.com] 
> Sent: Friday, November 09, 2012 8:03 PM
> To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: XS 6.02 ~ No Graphical Console
>  
> Resolved by selecting "Other 64-bit" and utilizing more than 1gb of memory.
>  
> Trevor Francis
> Partner
> 46 Labs | The PeerEdge Cloud
> http://www.46labs.com | http://www.peeredge.net
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> trevor@46labs.com
>  
> Solutions Provider for the Telecom Industry
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>  
>  
> On Nov 9, 2012, at 12:53 AM, Marc Cirauqui <mcirauqui@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> 
> Also, Centos will not use graphical interface for installation unless your
> VM (or physical machine) has enough RAM. I deploy CentOS with 1 GB when I
> want graphical installer.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 7:53 PM, Ahmad Emneina <Ahmad.Emneina@citrix.com>wrote:
> 
> 
> Using the 4.0 release I get the centos graphical installer when installing
> from ISO. I used the full fledged install dvd for cenots 6.3 64bit and
> selected the iso os type as Other CentOS (64-bit). Can you confirm the
> install media youre using?
> 
> On 11/7/12 11:37 AM, "Clayton Weise" <cweise@iswest.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> You could try picking from the OS template list Windows 2008 R2 and that
> will force XS to use HV instead of PV.  It might do the trick.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Simos [mailto:michael.simos@citrix.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 7, 2012 11:28 AM
> To: Trevor Francis
> Cc: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: XS 6.02 ~ No Graphical Console
> 
> During the installation after driver detection, usually some point after
> selecting the language. Press ALT-F2 then run fdisk. Also I believe when
> you use PV mode to install there is no graphics. You will need to use
> HVM (Other) to do the install. Then you have graphics.
> 
> Mike
> 
> On 11/07/2012 11:19 AM, Trevor Francis wrote:
> 
> You can't partition disks without GUI in cent 6. Rendering the install
> basically useless.
> 
> Trevor Francis (mobile)
> 
> On Nov 7, 2012, at 1:17 PM, Clayton Weise<cweise@iswest.net>  wrote:
> 
>   Part of this is because, if I'm not mistaken, in the template XS
> uses for
> Cent/RHEL/etc it actually has some flags in it that disable a graphical
> install; however, during the install you can install X and other
> graphical
> utilities that should work once the system comes up (I've never tested
> it
> though because we don't put a GUI on any of our servers).  And as far as
> Cent 6.3 compatibility, while it's not on the list it doesn't mean it
> will
> break either.  We had an issue with XS 5.6 that Cent 6 wouldn't install
> so
> we worked around the issue by installing it on XS 6, downloaded the vhd
> image, and imported it in and everything ran fine.  I'm not suggested
> this
> is a *supported* way to go, but it's been solid for us so far.
> 
> 
> 
> *From:* Trevor Francis
> 
> [mailto:trevor.francis@tgrahamcapital.com
> <trevor.francis@tgrahamcapital.c
> 
> om>]
> 
> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 7, 2012 6:49 AM
> *To:* cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
> *Subject:* XS 6.02 ~ No Graphical Console
> 
> 
> 
> I am attempting to install Centos 6.3 on on XS 6.02 Hypervisors with all
> the latest Hotfixes. I am able to utilize the console, but the default
> console is text only. I am not given the option at boot time to perform
> a
> graphical install. I have tested this through XenCenter console and
> CPVM. I
> am running CS4.
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Trevor Francis
> 
> Partner
> 
> 46 Labs | The PeerEdge Cloud
> 
> http://www.46labs.com | http://www.peeredge.net
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> 
> trevor@46labs.com
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> 
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