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From Ahmad Emneina <Ahmad.Emne...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: XS 6.02 ~ No Graphical Console
Date Thu, 08 Nov 2012 18:53:29 GMT
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
>>
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