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Re: [Xen-users] xcp beginner questions

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 11:09 AM, Kevin Stokes <dadawan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi I am a first time user of XCP.
> I have installed XCP 1.4.90 on a PC.   I am interested in setting up a
> cloud where the instances will run node.js to provide websockets for a
> hobby project I'm working on.
> I installed a Maverick Meerkat 64bit  vm and it works but I can't get
> it to work with openxenmanager so instead I am trying Debian Squeeze
> but vm-start fails with INVALID_SOURCE. (see below)
> Thanks for any help,
>  -Kevin
> [root@xenserver-octopus ~]# xe vm-install template=Debian\ Squeeze\
> 6.0\ \(64-bit\)  new-name-label=HelloDebian
> d541ca58-ffcf-e512-0808-7d6d4f09150d
> [root@xenserver-octopus ~]# xe vif-create
> network-uuid=5ad5dd35-31b0-5510-b050-7c9b362df98b
> vm-uuid=d541ca58-ffcf-e512-0808-7d6d4f09150d device=0
> 23d16150-1ff2-3f61-fa4c-35711e374cb9
> [root@xenserver-octopus ~]# xe vm-param-set
> uuid=d541ca58-ffcf-e512-0808-7d6d4f09150d
> other-config:install-repository=http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/
> [root@xenserver-octopus ~]# xe vm-start
> uuid=d541ca58-ffcf-e512-0808-7d6d4f09150d
> Error code: INVALID_SOURCE
> Error parameters: Unable to access a required file in the specified
> repository: 
> http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/dists/squeeze/main/installer-amd64/current/images/netboot/xen/vmlinuz.,
> ,
> [root@xenserver-octopus ~]#

At first glance your try seems okay. Are you actually able to access
that file from the server you're trying it on? Might be a network
issue or firewall in the way. Try:


and see if that works.

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