Provided by: xen-tools_4.6.2-1_all
xt-install-image - Install a fresh copy of GNU/Linux into a directory
xt-install-image [options] Help Options: --help Show this scripts help information. --manual Read this scripts manual. --version Show the version number and exit. Debugging Options: --verbose Be verbose in our execution. Mandatory Options: --location The location to use for the new installation --dist The name of the distribution which has been installed. Misc Options: --arch Pass the given arch setting to debootstrap or rpmstrap. --config Read the specified config file in addition to the global configuration file. --mirror The mirror to use when installing with 'debootstrap'. --apt_proxy The proxy to use when installing with 'debootstrap'. --keyring The keyring to use when installing with 'debootstrap'. Installation Options: --install-method Specify the installation method to use. --install-source Specify the installation source to use. --debootstrap-cmd Specify which debootstrap command to use. Defaults to debootstrap if both, debootstrap and cdebootstrap are installed. All other options from xen-create-image will be passed as environmental variables.
This script is invoked by xen-create-image after to create a new distribution of Linux. Once the script has been created the companion script xt-customize-image will be invoked to perform the network configuration, etc.
There are several available methods of installation, depending upon the users choice. Only one option may be chosen at any given time. The methods available are: debootstrap Install the distribution specified by the --dist argument using the debootstrap. If you use this option you must specify a mirror with --mirror. copy Copy the given directory recursively. This local directory is assumed to contain a complete installation. Specify the directory to copy with the --install-source argument. rinse Install the distribution specified by --dist using the rinse command. rpmstrap Install the distribution specified by --dist using the rpmstrap command. tar Untar a .tar file into the new installation location. This tarfile is assumed to contain a complete archived system. Specify the directory to copy with the --install-source argument.
Steve Kemp, http://www.steve.org.uk/ Axel Beckert, http://noone.org/abe/ Dmitry Nedospasov, http://nedos.net/ Stephane Jourdois
Copyright (c) 2005-2009 by Steve Kemp, (c) 2010 by The Xen-Tools Development Team. All rights reserved. This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. The LICENSE file contains the full text of the license.