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How to create CentOS 5.6 template on SCVMM 2008 R2 – Part 2
Posted in Virtual Machine Manager | 1 Comment | 4,971 views | 24/05/2011 00:54

Step 9: Press Enter to start CentOS 5.6 x64 installation.

Step 10: Skip CD checking and choose a language.

Step 11: Choose keyboard and click “Next”.

Step 12: You will see a warning about initializing disk drive. Click “Yes” and continue:

Step 13: Click “Review and modify partitioning layout” and click “Next”.

Step 14: Click “Yes” for warning to continue:

Step 15: Delete pre-defined volumes by clicking “Delete” button.

Step 16: After you clear volumes, go to LVM and click “Edit” button.

Step 17: Click “Add” button to create new partitions in LVM.

Step 18: Create mount points and sizes as you want.

Step 19: As an example, I create a Swap partition as 8192 MB. Because swap should be twice of your memory.

Step 20: Create /tmp mount point as 4096 MB.

Step 21: Use all available space for / mount point. In this case I have only 8064 MB disk space.

Step 22: So final partitioning layout should be:

Update: You should first create / mount point. Otherwise you can’t extend LVM with Set-LinuxVM.
So / mount point should be “LogVol00”. Please check new capture:

Step 23: Next page, choose “GRUB boot loader” and click “Next”.

Step 24: Leave all default but clear “Active on Boot” option.

Step 25: Choose your timezone and next page assign a root password.

Step 26: Clear the click of “Desktop Gnome” and click “Customize Now”.

Step 27: Click “Development Libraries” and “Development Tools”, then click “Next”.

Step 28: You can start installation by clicking “Next”.

Step 29: After installation complete, reboot virtual machine.

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