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Old 01-12-2011, 03:19 AM   #1
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Thumbs up 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

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dasearl

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Old 01-12-2011, 05:35 AM   #2
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Unhappy 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


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Old 01-12-2011, 12:42 PM   #3
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Unable to complete install: 'Invalid install location: Opening URL http://192.168.0.243/Desktopcd.iso failed.'

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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.
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Old 01-13-2011, 12:10 AM   #4
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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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