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dasearl 01-12-2011 03:19 AM

Unable to complete install Could not find an installable distribution (XEN)
 
Hi
When i am pointing Xen to install from the URL,I get the error:
Could not find an installable distribution.

How can i make xp vm on XEN ,Brifly

I have created a soft link of xp cd ,please any suggestion about it.
I am using paravertulization.

My Installation method in through NETWORK INSTALL TREE

I fell i am doing some thing wrong .

http://192.168.0.243/WXPVOL_EN/ this the installation media URL i am giving.

any idea

regards
dasearl

dasearl 01-12-2011 05:35 AM

ISO image
 
I have tried by converting the xp cd to iso image ,but still no luck

dd if=/dev/hdc of=/root/Desktopcd.iso

get

Unable to complete install: 'Invalid install location: Opening URL http://192.168.0.243/Desktopcd.iso failed.'


[root@salman ~]# cd /var/www/html
[root@salman html]# ls
Desktopcd.iso winxp WXPVOL_EN

:(

paul_e_t 01-12-2011 12:42 PM

Unable to complete install: 'Invalid install location: Opening URL http://192.168.0.243/Desktopcd.iso failed.'

:([/QUOTE]

I got the same error when using a DVD that contained several .iso images. Had to build a seperate iso on a CD and it went OK. Hate to do that each time but . . . . . ya do what'ya gotta do.
best of luck
Tabo

dasearl 01-13-2011 12:10 AM

My settings
 
Let me my give you are brief look of what i have done.

I have a XP bootable cd ,i converted that to .iso using dd if=/dev/hdc of=/root/Desktopcd.iso ,and then copied this file (fileDesktopcd.iso) to /var/www/html ,so that i can access this through apache web server. In vertual machine manager INSTALLATION MEDIA URL in giving http://192.168.0.243/Desktopcd.iso .Here http://192.168.0.243 is my local IP address
Could you post ,me your INSTALLATION MEDIA URL which you are using to create windows vm .
Really appreciate your reply

Thanks
salman


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