Quick route to test oVirt Node Next


  • What branches?
  • What are the files?
  • Where are the images?
  • How do I install?
  • How do I update?
  • How do I file bugs?

oVirt Node "vintage"


oVirt Node Next


What the files are for


  • Simple and manual
    • ISO
  • Advanced or Automated
    • Squashfs + Kickstart + Kernel arguments

Manual Installation

  1. Download the ISO
  2. Use the ISO for installation ONLY

Automatic Installation

  1. Create a kickstart
  2. Decide on a branch for
    squashfs, use it in the
  3. Use kernel argument
    (inst.ks=) to point to
    kickstart and to point to the installer  (inst.stage2=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/os/x86_64/)
  4. Use vmlinuz and initrd from CentOS PXE image
# Minimal kickstart

liveimg --url=URL_TO_SQUASHFS

autopart --type=thinp

%post --erroronfail
imgbase layout --init ovirt-node-ng-1.0-0.0
imgbase --experimental volume --create /var 4G


  • yum update

Filing Bugs

  • File them upstream
    • Classification: oVirt
    • Product: ovirt-node
    • Component: Install & Upgrade, UI, General …
  • Version: Branch you used
  • Additional informations
    • rpm -q imgbased ovirt-release-host-node ovirt-node-ng-image-update
    • imgbase w

Quick route to oVirt Node Next

By Fabian Deutsch

Quick route to oVirt Node Next

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