2.5. Installing OpenVZ in Text Mode

To install OpenVZ in the text mode, boot to the welcome screen and do the following

  1. Select the main installation option Install OpenVZ and press E to start editing it.
  2. Add text at the end of the line starting with linux /images/pxeboot/vmlinuz. For example:

    linux /images/pxeboot/vmlinuz inst.stage2=hd:LABEL=openvz-iso-7.0.0-3469.iso \
    quiet ip=dhcp text
  3. Press CTRL-X to start booting the chosen installation option.
  4. When presented with a choice of starting VNC or proceeding to the text mode, choose 2 for text mode.
  5. In the installation menu that is shown, at least set or confirm the following: installation source (press 3), installation destination (press 5), root password (press 8). Also set other options if necessary.
  6. Press b to begin installation.
  7. When installation ends, press Enter to reboot.