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  • Work out of the box
  • PXE boot works
  • 64bit works

Virtual Box

  • PXE boot works
  • No 64bit guests on Mac OS (should come)

Parallels Desktop

  • no PXE boot with version 3 (version 4 works)
  • 64bit works with version 4 (version 3 ???)
  • Use test version of version 4 (Upgarde is on the way)
  • Some crashes will installing AliEn (No idea what happens)

Installing GSI Debian Etch on the Virtual Machines

  • Get Ip address for virtual machine from User Help Desk. The machine name should be lxcbmgrid***, where * is a number (eg. 003).
  • Add the machine to the configuration scripts of FAI (Stefan Haller)
  • Change boot sequence of the Virtual Machine that Boot from Net (PXE) is the first item
  • Start virtual machine
  • If the boot prompt shows up type fetch64 which does all the work
  • If asked for reboot the Virtual Machine
  • Add user cbmgrid and uhlig to people who could login on the machine
  • Give user cbmgrid and uhlig sudo rights on the machine
  • install any additionaly needed software (tkdiff)

-- FlorianUhlig - 10 Dec 2008
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Topic revision: r1 - 10 Dec 2008, FlorianUhlig
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