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From Rohit Yadav <rohit.ya...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: Build SystemVM template
Date Fri, 18 Jan 2013 03:11:15 GMT

On 17-Jan-2013, at 6:58 PM, Edison Su <Edison.su@citrix.com> wrote:

> 
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Rohit Yadav [mailto:rohit.yadav@citrix.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2013 6:47 PM
>> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Build SystemVM template
>> 
>> 
>> On 17-Jan-2013, at 6:10 PM, Sheng Yang <sheng@yasker.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 5:07 PM, Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@citrix.com>
>> wrote:
>>>> Hi Sheng, we can reuse viewee and vagrant based appliance building code
>> for devcloud for systemvm. We can use debian wheezy i386 beta4 for now
>> and when it releases in february we can have another round of
>> building/testing.
>>> 
>>> Sure, is there a document for it? Also, I didn't see a release date
>>> for Wheezy... Do you have reference?
>> 
>> tools/devcloud/README.md (it can have bugs, help fix it wherever you see
>> improvement) Once you build systemvm, you can export and convert the
>> disk image from vmdk/vhd to qcow2/vhd/vmdk etc.
> 
> 
> Xenserver has its own magic for VHD format, not sure you can export virtualbox;s VHD
into xenserver's VHD.  Maybe Anthony has more experience.
> 
> BTW, this is what I mean CC used for.

Can't we convert vbox's vmdk to xenserver's vhd etc. will that work?

> 
>> Wheezy should release in Feb like the last two releases in 2009 and 2011, but
>> it's not confirmed.
>> 
>> Regards.
>> 
>>> 
>>> --Sheng
>>>> 
>>>> Regards.
>>>> 
>>>> On 17-Jan-2013, at 4:18 PM, Sheng Yang <sheng@yasker.org> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> 
>>>>> I just found the buildsystemvm.sh won't work, and I need to build a
>>>>> new systemvm template for IPv6 support, because we're adding new
>>>>> softwares in it.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Apparently due to license issue(I guess),xt_CHECKSUM.ko which is a
>>>>> extension of iptables to fix one Debian/Ubuntu DHCP issue. I believe
>>>>> the iptables_1.4.8-3local1checksum1_i386.deb(a patched version of
>>>>> iptables by us) is also removed, as well as
>>>>> xe-guest-utilities_5.6.0-595_i386.deb.
>>>>> 
>>>>> So, what we suppose to do to make systemvm template buildable again?
>>>>> I know there are some licenses issues involved, but not quite clear
>>>>> on these.
>>>>> 
>>>>> --Sheng
>>>> 
> 


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