[Users] Agents for Windows

Itamar Heim iheim at redhat.com
Wed Dec 11 13:58:34 UTC 2013

On 12/10/2013 06:47 PM, Blaster wrote:
> On 12/10/2013 4:54 AM, Itamar Heim wrote:
>> btw, what happens if you boot from [disk, pxe] - if the disk doesn't
>> have anything on it, its supposed to pass to 2nd boot device, then on
>> restart it will be ok?
> Yes, that's the behavior on both ovirt and ESXi when creating a new VM.
> The problem is when you need to reinstall that VM.  On ESXi I can hit
> F12 on boot to PXE boot, OS re-installs, then boots normally to disk. On
> ovirt, I have to select Run Once, move PXE to the top, re-install, when
> the installer auto reboots, it goes back into PXE mode and starts
> reinstalling again.  I have to watch the console and power off at the
> right time, then power back on in normal mode.
> A better behavior for Run Once would be just that...Run once...If the
> guest reboots Run Once should power off, or go back to normal boot
> behavior.  But I suppose that depends upon what your definition of Run
> Once is.
> The ESXi BIOS is a Pheonix BIOS and in this case, functions just like a
> bare metal BIOS, like the ovirt Sea BIOS should :)

have you tried using a custom hook to pass to libvirt the parameter to 
wait for 10 seconds during boot menu?

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