[PATCH] doc: Fix installing Guix in VM

DoneSubmitted by Brice Waegeneire.
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  • Brice Waegeneire
  • Ludovic Courtès
Brice Waegeneire wrote on 24 Sep 2019 00:28
(address . guix-patches@gnu.org)
* doc/guix.texi (Installing Guix in a Virtual Machine): Fix qemu-system-x86_64 example. Remove mentions of guixsd.--- doc/guix.texi | 18 +++++++----------- 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
Toggle diff (47 lines)diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texiindex 093199c63b..dc2c548bb8 100644--- a/doc/guix.texi+++ b/doc/guix.texi@@ -2431,7 +2431,7 @@ Create a disk image that will hold the installed system. To make a qcow2-formatted disk image, use the @command{qemu-img} command: @example-qemu-img create -f qcow2 guixsd.img 50G+qemu-img create -f qcow2 guix-system.img 50G @end example The resulting file will be much smaller than 50 GB (typically less than@@ -2442,17 +2442,13 @@ Boot the USB installation image in an VM: @example qemu-system-x86_64 -m 1024 -smp 1 -enable-kvm \- -net user -net nic,model=virtio -boot menu=on \- -drive file=guix-system-install-@value{VERSION}.@var{system}.iso \- -drive file=guixsd.img+ -net user -net nic,model=virtio -boot menu=on,order=d \+ -drive file=guix-system.img \+ -drive media=cdrom,file=guix-system-install-@value{VERSION}.@var{system}.iso @end example -The ordering of the drives matters. @code{-enable-kvm} is optional, but-significantly improves performance, @pxref{Running Guix in a VM}.--In the VM console, quickly press the @kbd{F12} key to enter the boot-menu. Then press the @kbd{2} key and the @kbd{RET} key to validate your-selection.+@code{-enable-kvm} is optional, but significantly improves performance,+@pxref{Running Guix in a VM}. @item You're now root in the VM, proceed with the installation process.@@ -2460,7 +2456,7 @@ You're now root in the VM, proceed with the installation process. @end enumerate Once installation is complete, you can boot the system that's on your-@file{guixsd.img} image. @xref{Running Guix in a VM}, for how to do+@file{guix-system.img} image. @xref{Running Guix in a VM}, for how to do that. @node Building the Installation Image-- 2.19.2
Ludovic Courtès wrote on 25 Sep 2019 15:25
(name . Brice Waegeneire)(address . brice@waegenei.re)(address . 37494-done@debbugs.gnu.org)
Brice Waegeneire <brice@waegenei.re> skribis:
Toggle quote (4 lines)> * doc/guix.texi (Installing Guix in a Virtual Machine):> Fix qemu-system-x86_64 example.> Remove mentions of guixsd.
Applied, thanks!
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