[PVE-User] Self-created templates.

Joe Burleson joe.burleson at cs.astate.edu
Fri Oct 30 14:02:50 CET 2009

Take a look at this forum thread. The post by thefool808 explains how
the templates should be named.


Good luck

Joe Burleson
Department of Computer Science
Arkansas State University

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 8:31 AM, Luis Zarrabeitia <kyrie at uh.cu> wrote:
> Hello.
> Excellent platform, by the way! [I hope some of the developers are on this
> list and they can get my compliments.]
> I have a few questions... one at a time. The first: How do I create a
> template?
> After a lot of trial and error, I noticed that the openvz templates I had
> working weren't working on proxmox only because the naming convention, but it
> is not immediately clear what the naming convention is (now I know, but
> shouldn't this be in the wiki or something?).
> Anyway, my point:
> # debootstrap lenny mydir my_debian_mirror
> works perfectly. I tar.gz that directory with the right name, and I get a
> working proxmox base template.
> But,
> # debootstrap intrepid mydir my_ubuntu_mirror
> won't work. The machine will "start", but vzctl enter [CTID] replies "can't
> open pty". Do you have any idea why? I'd like to have an idea of what is
> going on before deploying it, even if I end up using the pre-made ubuntu base
> image.
> --
> Luis Zarrabeitia (aka Kyrie)
> Fac. de Matemática y Computación, UH.
> http://profesores.matcom.uh.cu/~kyrie
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