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Re: [Qemu-discuss] Installing an OS without booting or Interaction

From: Narcis Garcia
Subject: Re: [Qemu-discuss] Installing an OS without booting or Interaction
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2016 20:24:29 +0200

You can perform (and automate) your GNU/Linux installations without
booting Qemu/KVM at all.

1. Create disk image with: qemu-img create -f raw
2. Attach disk image as a block device with: losetup
3. Partition the virtual disk with: parted
4. Format the partitions with: mkfs
5. Deploy the OS with: debootstrap
6. Install boot manager in a chroot: grub-install, update-grub
7. Customize users accounts with: adduser, usermod

And your Debian disk image is ready for your users.

El 06/04/16 a les 18:09, Ashkan Taslimi ha escrit:
> Hi there,
> I want to install a debian8.iso on an image debian8.img without -boot flag.
> Is it possible to skip all the interactions needed for installing an OS
> in qemu?
> Any single hint is highly appreciative.
> Thanks in advance,
> Ashkan
> /PS: I hope the question is clear!/

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