koan network config patch
Cool! I was just in need of such a feature myself but for bare-metal
installs. We allow DHCP on our "build VLAN" only. Once machines get
installed with base OS, they are then customized with static IPs and
hostnames then re-networked to their target VLAN, server network, DMZ,
This is really handy. I'll give it a shot now.
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 1:12 PM, Al Tobey <email@example.com> wrote:
> The attached patch adds network configuration options to koan so that
> it will add them to the kernel command line with --autonet. This
> makes it really trivial to install VM's with static networking from a
> for vmnum in `seq -f%02g 0 99`
> let ip='vmnum + 16'
> koan -v -s cobbler -n -p centos5-xen -V $domU -P vgxen00 -A
> --ip=192.168.9.$ip --netmask=255.255.255.0 --gateway=192.168.9.1
> While I could add the systems to cobbler with a similar loop then
> install using a system, I don't really want to track all of these VM's
> in cobbler. Some are throw-away. Some come and go too often for it
> to be useful. "Just use DHCP" is not the answer, due to a number of
> issues, both technical and historical.
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