Category: libvirt

  • OpenDaylight Symposium 2016

    I’ll write this later.  Keywords and notes inline Cloud 5G AT&T Ericsson SDN FD.io Cisco Intel Linux Debian Ubuntu Open Source Hydrogen Helium Lithium OSI stack Usability Developers and users working together. Fast Dev/Test cycles Sessions start at 10:30 Message bus Minimal install needs to be smaller Most functionalities must be implemented in modules Upgrade […]

  • virt manager cannot find suitable emulator for x86 64

    Looks like I was missing qemu-kvm. $ sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm qemu-system

  • Some work on a VyOS image with Let’s Encrypt certs

    I put some packages together this weekend. It’s been a while since I’ve debuilt anything officially. libffi-platypus-perl libalien-base-perl libalien-ffi-perl libffi-checklib-perl libshell-config-generate-perl libshell-guess-perl The plan is to build a binding to the libgnutls.so.30 API. The certtool CSR (REQ) generation interface does not allow me to create a CRL with “not critical” attributes set on purposes. Maybe […]

  • Juniper Olive VM XML

    For use with http://web.dit.upm.es/vnxwiki/index.php/Vnx-rootfsolive and http://blog.gns3.net/2009/10/olive-juniper/2/ $ cd /var/lib/libvirt/images $ sudo qemu-img create -f qcow2 vnx_rootfs_olive.qcow2 7G $ sudo wget ftp://ftp-archive.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD-Archive/old-releases/i386/ISO-IMAGES/4.11/4.11-RELEASE-i386-miniinst.iso $ sudo brctl addbr testnet $ sudo ip addr add 172.18.36.2/24 dev testnet $ sudo ip link set up dev testnet $ wget -O /tmp/olive.xml https://wp.colliertech.org/cj/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/olive.xml $ sudo virsh define /tmp/olive.xml $ sudo virsh […]

  • AD Physical to Virtual conversion… Continued!

    So I wasn’t able to complete the earlier attempt to boot the VM. Something to do with the SATA backplane not having enough juice to keep both my 6-disk array and the w2k8 disk online at the same time. I had to dd the contents off of the w2k8 disk and send it to the […]

  • Windows is *still* loading files

    I’m moving the active directory server off of hardware on to the hypervisor. I think if I boot the drive as USB I can install the virtio disk drivers on the system. Fingers crossed! Only thing is that this first boot off of a USB device takes *sooooo* long!

  • Vacation Tasks

    So, I’m taking vacation this week and next. Here’s a (partial) list of tasks that are left to do: Visit BC for NANOG 55 Work with Threshold Communications to verify interop is working as well as it seems to be Make sure the UTC has acknowledged receipt of our 2012 filing Complete move of storage […]

  • A sonnet for kpartx

    yeah, I don’t have one, but someone should write one.

  • Building libvirt on CentOS5 (incomplete)

    Much thanks to Brett for the pointers on rpm-fu. http://grantmcwilliams.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=229: $ sudo yum install \ xen-devel \ xhtml1-dtds \ hal-devel \ libpcap-devel \ cyrus-sasl-devel \ parted-devel \ numactl-devel \ avahi-devel \ slang-devel \ libvolume_id-devel \ openldap-devel # device-mapper-devel \ # xmlrpc-c-devel \ for pkg in \ libssh2-devel-1.2.5-1.el5.pp.x86_64.rpm \ libssh2-1.2.5-1.el5.pp.x86_64.rpm \ libssh-0.2.1-0.2.svn193.el5.pp.x86_64.rpm \ libssh-devel-0.2.1-0.2.svn193.el5.pp.x86_64.rpm do wget […]

  • AoE root for KVM guests

    Intro So. I’m trying to get familiar with libvirt and friends. To this end, I’ve set up a Lucid virtual machine booting from PXE into an initrd environment which does a pivot_root to an AoE block device. The #virt channel on irc.oftc.net told me that in order to have libvirt provide PXE capability, I would […]