[MVLUG] Virtual Machine Install / Excuse to go to International Delights

Jonathan Lindsey jlindsey at 3drc.com
Wed Aug 17 10:45:29 MDT 2011


No, if you want to come, come.

-Jonathan


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Jonathan Lindsey
Lead Network Engineer
3DRC a subsidiary of Schafer Corporation
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On 08/17/2011 10:44 AM, Russell Folk wrote:
> I would really like to attend and learn how to do this. Are there any
> other requirements?
> 
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 10:28 AM, Jonathan Lindsey <jlindsey at 3drc.com
> <mailto:jlindsey at 3drc.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Howdy,
>     Just to let every one know, Saturday the 27th we will have a *very*
>     informal meeting at International Delights at 11:30am (Roughly, come and
>     go as you please).
>     http://www.mvlug.org/Locations/InternationalDelights
> 
>     The purpose of this meeting is to have food at International Delights,
>     might I suggest the Turkey and Swiss on ciabatta which is what I'll be
>     having, and to install our Virtual Machines.  *ANYONE* who would like to
>     see how a virtual machine is installed should come down, not only for
>     the food, but for the chance to build a virtual machine.
> 
>     The preparation:
>     For those building the virtual machines, please have the latest iso
>     downloaded, hard drive space to build the virtual machine, and virtual
>     box installed on your computer:
>     http://www.virtualbox.org/
> 
>     The plan:
>     We will install the virtual machine, along with the required
>     software/packages from our virtual machine project page:
>     http://www.mvlug.org/VirtualBox
>     Please note that we will *not be doing updates*.  It is important to
>     have fresh installed virtual machines *without* updates, so that we can
>     run the updates first thing in the morning of the install fest to cache
>     them.
> 
>     The execution....mwahahaha:
>     We need to make a duplicate virtual machine, and run all the updates and
>     export it *BEFORE* the install fest, usually the night before.  This
>     duplicate of the one we are making at ID will be the one we use for the
>     installs.  I would prefer that people who are making either the Fedora
>     or the OpenSUSE virtual machines to be there first thing the day of the
>     install fest, so that the non updated machine can get booted and start
>     updates, so that updates are cached.  If you can't devote the time to be
>     there that early (I don't know how early yet), I need to get your
>     non-updated virtual machine before so I can get going on the updates
>     that morning.
> 
> 
> 
>     --
>     --
>     Jonathan Lindsey
>     Lead Network Engineer
>     3DRC a subsidiary of Schafer Corporation
>     GPG Key: 0x523C81E6
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