[xen-tools-discuss] debian unstable
brian at brie.com
Sun Apr 4 05:43:40 CEST 2010
I mounted the lvm device and set the password that way.
Thanks for the tip.
On Sat, Apr 03, 2010 at 10:28:43PM +0200, Dmitry Nedospasov wrote:
> If you didn't specify --passwd when creating, then the default
> password is empty.
> Depending on the configuration you might not be able to login with an
> empty root password. In that case you'll have to mount the volume in
> the dom0, chroot and set the password, though there are more exotic
> ways to set the password.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Apr 3, 2010, at 22:18, Brian Lavender <brian at brie.com> wrote:
> >I just told it to create a VM using sid. What is the root password
> >on a
> >newly created image?
> >#xen-create-image --hostname=xen6.brie.com --size=10Gb --swap=2048Mb \
> >--ip=192.168.1.106 --memory=1024Mb --arch=amd64
> >$ cat xen-tools.conf
> >lvm = small
> >size = 8Gb # Disk image size.
> >memory = 128Mb # Memory size
> >swap = 512Mb # Swap size
> >fs = ext3 # use the EXT3 filesystem for the disk image.
> >dist = sid # Default distribution to install.
> >gateway = 192.168.1.1
> >netmask = 255.255.255.0
> >broadcast = 192.168.1.255
> >kernel = /boot/vmlinuz-`uname -r`
> >initrd = /boot/initrd.img-`uname -r`
> >mirror = http://mirrors.kernel.org/debian/
> >ext3_options = noatime,nodiratime,errors=remount-ro
> >ext2_options = noatime,nodiratime,errors=remount-ro
> >xfs_options = defaults
> >reiser_options = defaults
> >serial_device = hvc0 #default
> >disk_device = xvda #default
> >role = udev
> >On Fri, Apr 02, 2010 at 10:34:28AM +0200, Dmitry Nedospasov wrote:
> >>On 2.4.10 06:03 , Brian Lavender wrote:
> >>>Is it possible to install Debian unstable using xen-tools?
> >>It should just be a matter of making the symlinks in /usr/lib/xen-
> >>and in /usr/share/debootstrap/scripts
> >>just symlink sid.d to debian.d, and i'm pretty sure it will work,
> >>however i haven't tried this. There should be a script for sid in
> >>debootstrap, but you might need to check there also.
> >>Also remember to check your "mirror" settings in /etc/xen-tools.conf
> >>Dmitry Nedospasov <dmitry at sec.t-labs.tu-berlin.de>
> >>TU-Berlin / Deutsche Telekom Laboratories
> >>Ernst-Reuter-Platz 7, 10587 Berlin, Room 1115
> >>Phone: +49-30-8353-58685 Mobile: +49-151-23015792
> >>GPG Key: 0x5EED4EED
> >Brian Lavender
> >"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
> >make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the
> >way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious
> >Professor C. A. R. Hoare
> >The 1980 Turing award lecture
"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."
Professor C. A. R. Hoare
The 1980 Turing award lecture
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