All commands unless other wise noted are done though sudo
1. run vgdisplay should show something like..
[root@c002-h01-mb ~]# vgdisplay --- Volume group --- VG Name VolGroup00 System ID Format lvm2 Metadata Areas 1 Metadata Sequence No 13 VG Access read/write VG Status resizable MAX LV 0 Cur LV 3 Open LV 3 Max PV 0 Cur PV 1 Act PV 1 VG Size 230.78 GB PE Size 32.00 MB Total PE 7385 Alloc PE / Size 2161 / 67.53 GB Free PE / Size 5224 / 163.25 GB VG UUID RUYkyT-T97Q-twgR-vemQ-nIPq-XHo3-U3HX1v
Free PE / Size 5224 / 163.25 GB Our current free space. We now need to cut a chunk out.
2. lvcreate -L50G -n<newvm> VolGroup00 - This will give us a new 50G volume we can use for our new VM. See it with lvdisplay
NOTE: From here on out you will need X forwarding until a fix is found for the console.
3. virt-manager (works with ssh -X ..)
4. enter root password should be able to sudo somehow
5. connect to local xen
6. once inside virt-manager, Select File/New Machine
7. Enter a name
8. Select type of virt method, use fully virt if possible.
9. Browse or type path to location of ISO file
10. Select normal disk partition, path should be /dev/VolGroup00/<newvm> 11. Select the memory usage and cpus to use.
12. Hit finish and wait.. if the vm console shows up go to step 14.
13. The new vm should show up in virt-manager's main window select it and click open.
14. Proceed with install..
15. once finished the system may not reboot, just goto to the console and type xm create <newvm>.
To access the console inside virt-manager select the domain and click open.