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kvm installation issues

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Post by Brutus » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:44 am

Hi,

I'm trying to get it working under kvm.

I've downloaded these two iso files and verified the md5sum:
MX-18_x64.iso
MX-18_January_x64.iso

Both have the same issues. When I get to the login screen, I have to type in the password 3 times, before it goes to the desktop. After that, I can install. *IF* the installation completes successfully (sometimes I get a failed message), after a minute or something, it completes. After rebooting, I get the following screen:

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Re: kvm installation issues

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Post by Adrian » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:57 am

That three times is a charm is strange, you also should not get a login screen on Live environment it should log in automatically.
How do you actually run kvm, can you post the string here?

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Re: kvm installation issues

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Post by fehlix » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:00 am

Brutus wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:44 am
Hi,

I'm trying to get it working under kvm.

I've downloaded these two iso files and verified the md5sum:
MX-18_x64.iso
MX-18_January_x64.iso

Both have the same issues. When I get to the login screen, I have to type in the password 3 times, before it goes to the desktop.
Booting from the iso normaly is setup as autologin. You seem to have be something else.
Suggest to re-download from official source and also check the provided sha256sum
or even better the signatures.
It works for me with KVM/Qemu without any issue fast and reliable.
Without more details how you start/setup kvm/qemu it's probably not
easy to find the show stopper your are facing.
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Re: kvm installation issues

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Post by Brutus » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:12 am

Adrian wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:57 am
That three times is a charm is strange, you also should not get a login screen on Live environment it should log in automatically.
How do you actually run kvm, can you post the string here?
I'm using virt-manager as a frontend. I'm also a bit confused about why that happens.

Just in case, I downloaded these:

wget https://ftp.nluug.nl/os/Linux/distr/mxl ... 18_x64.iso
wget http://nl.mxrepo.com/Downloads/Snapshot ... ry_x64.iso
fehlix wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:00 am
Brutus wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:44 am
Hi,

I'm trying to get it working under kvm.



I've downloaded these two iso files and verified the md5sum:
MX-18_x64.iso
MX-18_January_x64.iso

Both have the same issues. When I get to the login screen, I have to type in the password 3 times, before it goes to the desktop.
Booting from the iso normaly is setup as autologin. You seem to have be something else.
Suggest to re-download from official source and also check the provided sha256sum
or even better the signatures.
It works for me with KVM/Qemu without any issue fast and reliable.
Without more details how you start/setup kvm/qemu it's probably not
easy to find the show stopper your are facing.
:puppy:

I just checked the sha256sum of the MX-18_x64 and the sha512sum of the MX-18_January_x64 iso's. Diff doesn't show an error.

This is what happens after booting from the ISO:

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Re: kvm installation issues

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Post by Adrian » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:26 am

Your ISOs are probably fine something else happens here. So what do you see when you log in "demo" user (EDIT: ah, you just posted the screenshot, good)? What's the clock, does it show the correct time?

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Re: kvm installation issues

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Post by Adrian » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:28 am

Can you give it a try from console (using 2000MB, you can change depending how much memory you want to give it):

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kvm -m 2000 -cdrom MX-18_January_x64.iso
(not sure are virt-manager configurations, better to isolate things to see where the issue is)

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Re: kvm installation issues

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Post by Brutus » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:29 am

Adrian wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:26 am
Your ISOs are probably fine something else happens here. So what do you see when you log in "demo" user (EDIT: ah, you just posted the screenshot, good)? What's the clock, does it show the correct time?
Yeah I was still working on the post :)

The time is wrong, but it's set to the wrong timezone. It says 11:27am right now and my computer says 16:27. Date is right.

Tue Jan 29 11:28:04 EST 2019

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Re: kvm installation issues

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Post by Brutus » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:39 am

Adrian wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:28 am
Can you give it a try from console (using 2000MB, you can change depending how much memory you want to give it):

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kvm -m 2000 -cdrom MX-18_January_x64.iso
(not sure are virt-manager configurations, better to isolate things to see where the issue is)
According to google, the kvm command has been removed for 64 bit a long long time ago.

I used this command that should have replaced the kvm command:

qemu-system-x86_46 -m 2000 -cdrom MX-18_January_x64.iso

It was loading for a few minutes, it's now on a black screen doing nothing. I think it started x, but I only get a black screen with nothing on it.

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Re: kvm installation issues

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Post by fehlix » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:40 am

Brutus wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:12 am
This is what happens after booting from the ISO:
Booting from the iso should bringup you the ISOLINUX boot menu or a GRUB boot menu.
So still not clear how you booting from the iso. Please explore a bit more.
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Re: kvm installation issues

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Post by Brutus » Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:42 am

fehlix wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:40 am
Brutus wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 11:12 am
This is what happens after booting from the ISO:
Booting from the iso should bringup you the ISOLINUX boot menu or a GRUB boot menu.
So still no clear how you booting from the iso. Please explore a bit more.
You make a vm, you add the ISO file, you select the "snapshot MX-18 x64 Continuum (15 January 2019) line, it starts loading with a lot of [ ok ] lines, ends up on a login manager. Like almost every other Linux distro.

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