26.3. Example guest configuration files and parameters

26.3. Example guest configuration files and parameters

The following configuration files can be used as reference examples. Normally the configuration will be created by virt-install or virt-manager during the installation of a guest. However sometimes it might be useful to have a reference available in case a new configuration needs manual creation.

Example: para-virtualized guest's configuration file

An example of a para-virtualized guest's configuration file:

name = "rhel5b2vm01"
memory = "2048"
disk = [ 'tap:aio:/var/lib/xen/images/rhel5b2vm01.dsk,xvda,w', ]
vif = [ 'mac=00:16:3e:33:79:3c, bridge=xenbr0', ]
vnc=1
vncunused=1
uuid = "302bd9ce-4f60-fc67-9e40-7a77d9b4e1ed"
bootloader="/usr/bin/pygrub"
vcpus=2
on_reboot   = 'restart'
on_crash    = 'restart'

An example of a fully virtualized guest's configuration file:

name = "rhel4u4-x86_64"
builder = "hvm"
memory = "500"
disk = [ 'file:/var/lib/xen/images/rhel4u4-x86_64.dsk,hda,w', ]
vif = [ 'type=ioemu, mac=00:16:3e:09:f0:12, bridge=xenbr0', 'type=ioemu, 
mac=00:16:3e:09:f0:13, bridge=xenbr1' ]
uuid = "b10372f9-91d7-a05f-12ff-372100c99af5"
device_model = "/usr/lib64/xen/bin/qemu-dm"
kernel = "/usr/lib/xen/boot/hvmloader"
vnc=1
vncunused=1
apic=1
acpi=1
pae=1
vcpus=1
serial = "pty" # enable serial console
on_reboot   = 'restart'

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