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To install the guest operating system, we will use the command line virt-install tool. Feel free to use virt-manager instead, but be aware that you'll have less opportunity to tune things for rarer operating systems. For testing the basic configuration that is desired is
 
To install the guest operating system, we will use the command line virt-install tool. Feel free to use virt-manager instead, but be aware that you'll have less opportunity to tune things for rarer operating systems. For testing the basic configuration that is desired is
  
* 10 GB qcow2 disk
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- 10 GB qcow2 disk
* 1 NIC connected to 'default' network (virbr0)
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- 1 NIC connected to 'default' network (virbr0)
* Serial console
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- Serial console
* 800 MB RAM (feel free to raise if the OS is known to need more)
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- 800 MB RAM (feel free to raise if the OS is known to need more)
  
 
Assuming the $OSNAME env variable is still set from earlier, the following command can be used:
 
Assuming the $OSNAME env variable is still set from earlier, the following command can be used:
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Bad behaviour requiring bug reports include
 
Bad behaviour requiring bug reports include
  
* Installer kernel/OS hang
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- Installer kernel/OS hang
* Unsupported disk or NIC interface
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- Unsupported disk or NIC interface
* Disk / network I/O problems / errors
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- Disk / network I/O problems / errors
  
 
Essentially anything unusual as compared to installing the guest on bare metal.
 
Essentially anything unusual as compared to installing the guest on bare metal.
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'''This test shall be considered successful if the above commands outputs an XML document containing an <operatingsystem> element and the following child elements'''
 
'''This test shall be considered successful if the above commands outputs an XML document containing an <operatingsystem> element and the following child elements'''
  
* <name>
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- <name>
* <distro>
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- <distro>
* <arch>
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- <arch>
* <major_version> + <minor_version>
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- <major_version> + <minor_version>
* <format>installed</installer>
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- <format>installed</installer>
  
 
If any of this data is missing, file a bug report against the libguestfs component, providing details of the ISO image you used
 
If any of this data is missing, file a bug report against the libguestfs component, providing details of the ISO image you used
  
== Reporting results ==
 
 
To keep the size of this page managable, results are to be reported on
 
 
* [[Test_Day:2012-04-12_Virtualization_Test_Day-GuestOS-Results]]
 
 
 
 
== Bugs ==
 
== Bugs ==
  

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