How to create an Oracle VM 2.x guest without Oracle VM Manager i.e. using virt-install

(Doc ID 960014.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.1 to 2.1.5 [Release OVM21 to OVM215]
Linux x86
***Checked for relevance on 25-Mar-2012***
***Checked for relevance on 14-Oct-2013***

Goal

You wish to create an Oracle VM guest Virtual Machine (VM).
However, you do not wish to use the Oracle VM Manager application normally employed for this purpose.
Attempts to use the virt-install utility in interactive mode resulting in an unusable image.

Solution

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