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[Xen-users] XCP: VM installation in XCP 0.5 is behaving strangely

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Subject: [Xen-users] XCP: VM installation in XCP 0.5 is behaving strangely
From: Yueyu Lin <yueyu.lin@xxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 2010 04:51:18 -0700
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Hi, all
   I'm totally new to XCP, so maybe i misunderstood the documentation. 
   I tried to create Debian Squeeze (64-bit) and Ubuntu 10.04 from templates 
and install them from network installation.
   For Debian Squeeze (64-bit), I did the followings:

   1. First ssh login into XCP host
   2. xe vm-install template="Debian Squeeze (64-bit)" 
   Get the UUID from the output
   3. xe vm-param-set uuid=UUID 
   Set the repository as debian US mirror
   4. xe vm-start uuid=UUID

   Then the ssh terminal start to freeze there and it will never prompt 
anything as documentation said "install step by step".
   I doubted if the installation can only be done in the physical host, so I 
tried to do this in the physical host. But the same 
   thing happened. 
   After sometime freezing, the prompt returned and gave me nothing. While I 
run xe vm-list, the vm's status shows running.
   I'm totally frustrated. I don't what I've missed since I just followed the 
manual and saw no error log output.

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