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1Installing a Scripts guest on a Xen host
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3
4You need to create the volumes to use:
5
6    lvcreate -n $MACHINE-root --size 50.00G $HOST
7    lvcreate -n $MACHINE-swap --size 10.00G $HOST
8    lvcreate -n $MACHINE-cache --size 11.00G $HOST
9
10/-------------------------------------------------------------------\
11    Note: If you need to manually format the the swap and cache
12    partitions (for example, you are migrating a host from 'migrate'),
13    these commands should work.  If in doubt, consult the kickstart.
14
15        # Use fdisk to generate a DOS partition table, and a single
16        # partition extending the entire volume.
17        fdisk /dev/$HOST/$MACHINE-swap
18        fdisk /dev/$HOST/$MACHINE-cache
19        # Figure out what kpartx is going to make the devices as
20        # (e.g. $SWAP_DEV and $CACHE_DEV)
21        kpartx -l /dev/$HOST/$MACHINE-swap
22        kpartx -l /dev/$HOST/$MACHINE-cache
23        # Read out the partition tables
24        kpartx -a /dev/$HOST/$MACHINE-swap
25        kpartx -a /dev/$HOST/$MACHINE-cache
26
27        # FORMAT!
28        mkswap $SWAP_DEV
29        mkfs.ext4 -O ^has_journal -m 0 -N 1000000 $CACHE_DEV
30
31        # Remove the devices
32        kpartx -d /dev/$HOST/$MACHINE-swap
33        kpartx -d /dev/$HOST/$MACHINE-cache
34\-------------------------------------------------------------------/
35
36Make sure that the console has an entry for this host:
37
38    vim /etc/conserver/conserver.cf
39
40If it doesn't, add:
41
42    console $MACHINE {
43        master $HOST;
44        include xen;
45    }
46
47We use Kickstart to to initial Fedora configuration.  Installing a new
48vanilla machine is as easy as:
49
50    xm create scripts-server machine_name=$MACHINE install=fXX && console $MACHINE
51
52The only prompt (near the beginning of the install process) should be
53for the root password, and at the end, when it asks you to reboot.
54Say yes, and the machine will power down, and then restart without
55the install parameter:
56
57    xm create scripts-server machine_name=$MACHINE && console $MACHINE
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