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Revision as of 21:54, 19 August 2009

Ovirt Node Spin


oVirt Node is a small scaled down version of Fedora used solely to hosts virtual machine guests.


Detailed Description

oVirt Node is a small host image that provides libvirt service via KVM to hosts virtual machines. The Ovirt node can be run in standalone mode or in conjunction with the ovirt managment server, a web-based virtual machine management console. The ovirt Node Image is a livecd-based image that can be installed to the hosts physical storage, or run as a live image off a cd or usb key.

Benefit to Fedora

Easy way for users of Fedora and Ovirt to download Ovirt Node Image. Will not require and ISO image to be built and distributed in a RPM.

Kickstart File

ISO Name / FS Label

  • FS Label: Fedora-12-x86_64-Ovirt-Node
  • FS Label: Fedora-12-i686-Ovirt-Node
  • ISO Name: Fedora-12-x86_64-Ovirt-Node.iso
  • ISO Name: Fedora-12-i686-Ovirt-Node.iso


Scope / Testing

Test oVirt node in standalone mode: 
1. Boot livecd choose standalone mode from grub menu.
2. Configure the node: networking, hostname, and such.
3. Launch local managment tools, create a vm

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