How to boot ISO of older Linux? [closed]

asked 2014-08-14 14:13:23 -0600

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From my understanding, the older version of Linux, before 2.6.25, does not come with virtio, for example CentOS 5. So, the ISO can not boot in Nova directly.

I have created a glance image from the ISO, and used it in the boot.

I have tried to specify bus=ide, in nova boot, however, still got "No bootable device".

This is the command I tried:

nova boot --block-device source=image,dest=volume,id=<image-id>,bus=ide,size=<size>,shutdown=remove,bootindex=0 --flavor <flavor-name> --nic net-id=<net-id> <instance-name>

Did I do something wrong? Is it supposed to work? Thanks!

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Closed for the following reason duplicate question by SGPJ
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