2.4. Installing OpenVZ via VNC

To install OpenVZ via VNC, boot to the welcome screen and do the following

  1. Select the required installation option (e.g., 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 1 for VNC.
  5. When offered, enter a VNC password.
  6. In the output that follows look up the hostname or IP address and VNC port to connect to, e.g.,
  7. Connect to said address in a VNC client. You will see the usual Installation Summary screen.

The installation process itself is the same as that in the default graphics mode (see Section 2.2, “Installing OpenVZ in Graphics Mode”).