"default virt server"
gholms at fedoraproject.org
Mon Mar 1 00:50:37 UTC 2010
On Feb 27, 2010, at 1:21, Peter Robinson wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 6:49 PM, Colin Walters <walters at verbum.org> wrote:
> Continuing the discussion from:
> I am looking at:
> In the big picture I think we need to tease apart a few different concepts:
> * Stuff generic to fully automating creating a small-ish server
> skeleton accessible over ssh (target case: virt-install)
> * Stuff specific to EC2
> * "Minimization" - For example, removing localization
> Let me reattach my proposed file here.
> Also, I would really like to have this be an Official Fedora Spin, by
> which I mean, you guys can't keep disabling SELinux. And it should be
> hosted in spin-kickstarts.
> Other random stuff:
> * Why acpid explicitly? Kill it, kill it dead
> I agree with most of the above but I don't really see that this, AOS or a minimal (minimum?) install should be any different, and even the Amazon image should only add EC2 stuff on top of that so should be able to include this .ks and add a few pacakges and what ever scripting is needed for the ec2 images.
I agree - it's generally easier to install packages than to remove them and all their leftover dependencies.
Isn't acpid necessary to get VMs to reboot and shut off properly?
Maybe we could have a generic kickstart for all VM images and then %include it in all the vendor-specific (e.g., EC2) kickstarts, which contain the bits that aren't portable between environments.
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