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virt-install fully automated install

I'm looking into ways of installing/deploying a VM completely automated (no user interaction). So far I have tried QEMU and virt-install along with QEMU. The issue with qemu is that injecting ...
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Pass all traffic on an interface to the guest

I am trying to setup an NSM sensor using a VM. I have mirrored traffic from a Physical switch coming to eth1 of the host machine. I want the entire traffic to be available on the guest. Additionally, ...
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Cannot install windows guest using virt-install

I am trying to install a windows guest (Windows Sever 2012 64-bit) on my CentOS 6.4 64-bit system using virt-install command. Command: /usr/sbin/virt-install --graphics ...
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How do I create an ISO image of a partition on an external hard drive?

I see that there is a similar question with the answer to use BartPE with a plugin, but are there any other methods to create an ISO image from an external hard drive partition? I don't feel too good ...
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KVM guest setup problems (Ubuntu 12.10)

-The host system that KVM is running on is Ubuntu 12.10. - I am trying to install 12.10 on it as a virtual guest. However, when I issue the virt-install command it replies with this: Starting ...
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How to install an Ubuntu 12.04 server VM with virt-install without graphics locally (preferably from an ISO)?

I've seen similar questions here but they don't seem to answer the question, instead deferring to graphical installs or PXE-based installs (and with little detail on the latter for my use case). I ...
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Can't create VM with virt-install on Debian wheezy

Cant find any answers anywhere so here goes. I am trying to CREATE a new virtual machine using the virt-install command from a console on a Debian wheezy install. I keep getting the following ...
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can't install VM using virt-install

I use this command: virt-install -r 1024 --vcpus=2 --accelerate --nographics -n test -f test.img --cdrom /iso/CentOS.iso but I doesn't show the text based install: boot: linux text Loading ...
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Installing RHEL/CentOS over FTP using kickstart

I have the following command to install CentOS using the virtual vsFTP server that I have at 192.168.122.1: virt-install --name kickstart.example.com --ram 768 \ --disk ...
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virt-install kept on adding --no-reboot - even though I don't want it to

I have a bit of a problem getting my guests to reboot after the OS installation using virt-install. For whatever reason, virt-install insists on inserting "--no-reboot" when you create a VM: ...
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Automated install of Lucid guests on Lucid KVM Server

We have an Ubuntu 10.04 server running KVM very nicely, but are having trouble figuring out the cleanest (and fastest) way to do unattended installs of 10.04 guests. Requirements: Must use LVM ...
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Access VMs via terminal during installation?

I'm trying to install some Lucid VMs on a Lucid host using virt-install. After I create the image, I want to go through the guest installation without using a GUI, such as virt-manager or VNC. Is ...