Ubuntu Intrepid Xen DomU installer

I’ve hacked the ubuntu intrepid(amd64 only) initrd so you can run the installer in a Xen DomU. No more debootstrap!

The only glitch is that the installer thinks that the xen block devices are part of a SATA array, when asked to activate the array select no.

vmlinuz

initrd

Example config:

memory = 500
name = “intrepid”
vcpus = 1
disk = ['phy:/dev/xenvg/ubuntu-test,xvda,w']
kernel = “/xen/vmlinuz”
ramdisk = “/xen/initrd”
#bootloader=”/usr/bin/pygrub”
vif  = [ 'bridge=eth0']
#this is for your framebuffer if needed
#vfb         = ['type=vnc,vncunused=1,vncdisplay=0,vnclisten=0.0.0.0,vncpasswd=password']

When the install is finished uncomment pygrub and comment out kernel and ramdisk and it should be fully functional. If you have any issues or comments please feel free.

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