Commit a425810f authored by Guido Trotter's avatar Guido Trotter
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install.rst: update os version and add KVM notes

The 0.7 version was just an example, but since we're on 0.9 now,
updating the number cannot be wrong. The new admonition helps KVM users
to configure debootstrap correctly so that instances can be shutdown
Signed-off-by: default avatarGuido Trotter <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarIustin Pop <>
parent c4b2b2e2
......@@ -470,13 +470,13 @@ To be able to install instances you need to have an Operating System
installation script. An example OS that works under Debian and can
install Debian and Ubuntu instace OSes is provided on the project web
site. Download it from the project page and follow the instructions in
the ``README`` file. Here is the installation procedure (replace 0.7
the ``README`` file. Here is the installation procedure (replace 0.9
with the latest version that is compatible with your ganeti version)::
cd /usr/local/src/
tar xzf ganeti-instance-debootstrap-0.7.tar.gz
cd ganeti-instance-debootstrap-0.7
tar xzf ganeti-instance-debootstrap-0.9.tar.gz
cd ganeti-instance-debootstrap-0.9
make install
......@@ -494,6 +494,20 @@ installed.
apt-get install debootstrap dump kpartx
.. admonition:: KVM
In order for debootstrap instances to be able to shutdown cleanly
they must install have basic acpi support inside the instance. Which
packages are needed depend on the exact flavor of debian or ubuntu
which you're installing, but the example defaults file has a
commented out configuration line that works for debian lenny and
kbd can be used instead of console-tools, and more packages can be
added, of course, if needed.
Alternatively, you can create your own OS definitions. See the manpage
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