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noobusinglinux
21st April 2015, 03:25 AM
:C hello
im trying to setup a rental cloud computer system for multiple purposes with some nice fibre optic network hardware and some old p4 cpus on shared power supply's with battery backup, rackmount pc cases...
and where im at right nowis i was gonna install rocks cluster in a vm environment with virtual box and i found fedora now has this cloud distrobution so im gonna use that instad. ive downloaded Fedora-Cloud-Base-20141203-21.x86_64.raw.cz
https://getfedora.org/en/cloud/download/download-cloud-splash?file=http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/21/Cloud/Images/x86_64/Fedora-Cloud-Base-20141203-21.x86_64.raw.xz
then i folowed the verification instructions
https://getfedora.org/en/verify


# curl https://getfedora.org/static/fedora.gpg | gpg --import
% Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current
Dload Upload Total Spent Left Speed
100 27194 100 27194 0 0 14594 0 0:00:01 0:00:01 --:--:-- 14612
gpg: key 3AD31D0B: "Fedora-SPARC (15) <fedora@fedoraproject.org>" not changed
gpg: key 246110C1: "Fedora (20) <fedora@fedoraproject.org>" not changed
gpg: key EFE550F5: "Fedora Secondary (20) <fedora@fedoraproject.org>" not changed
gpg: key 95A43F54: "Fedora (21) <fedora@fedoraproject.org>" not changed
gpg: key A0A7BADB: "Fedora Secondary (21) <fedora@fedoraproject.org>" not changed
gpg: key 8E1431D5: "Fedora (22) <fedora@fedoraproject.org>" not changed
gpg: key A29CB19C: "Fedora Secondary (22) <fedora@fedoraproject.org>" not changed
gpg: key 34EC9CBA: "Fedora (23) <fedora-23-primary@fedoraproject.org>" not changed
gpg: key 873529B8: "Fedora Secondary (23) <fedora-23-secondary@fedoraproject.org>" not changed
gpg: key 0608B895: "EPEL (6) <epel@fedoraproject.org>" not changed
gpg: key 352C64E5: "Fedora EPEL (7) <epel@fedoraproject.org>" not changed
gpg: Total number processed: 11
gpg: unchanged: 11


i checked the file :

gpg --verify-files /home/robertfairbrother/Downloads/Fedora-Cloud-Images-i386-21-CHECKSUM
gpg: Signature made Fri 05 Dec 2014 04:45:39 PM EST using RSA key ID 95A43F54
gpg: Good signature from "Fedora (21) <fedora@fedoraproject.org>"
gpg: WARNING: This key is not certified with a trusted signature!
gpg: There is no indication that the signature belongs to the owner.
Primary key fingerprint: 6596 B8FB ABDA 5227 A9C5 B59E 89AD 4E87 95A4 3F54

it apears to be a valid file
i cant open it with xarchiver Archive format is not recognized!
i cant use it as a guest addon in virtual box
so the question is how do i boot to it in virtual box?
should i just use the .iso desktop distribution and install cloud?
also can i just insert ether's as root in the vm and pxe boot other machines to it on the network?
thanks all in advance :cool: