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CloudLinux on Linode KVM

 

To install CloudLinux 7 on Linode KVM server you should perform the following steps:

 

1. Deploy CL to your Linode following the steps from this section: http://docs.cloudlinux.com/index.html?converting_existing_servers.html

 

2. Install grub on your system:

 

yum install grub2

 

3. Add to /etc/default/grub the following parameters:

 

 GRUB_TIMEOUT=10

 GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="console=ttyS0,19200n8"

 GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID=true

 GRUB_SERIAL_COMMAND="serial --speed=19200 --unit=0 --word=8 --parity=no --stop=1"

 

4. Update grub config:

 

grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg

 

5. Edit your Linode profile, change the boot settings to “GRUB 2” and disable “Auto-configure networking”.

 

6. Reboot your Linode.

 

After reboot you will have fully operational CloudLinux 7 system and can proceed with other configuration you need.

 

CloudLinux on Linode Xen

 

To install CloudLinux 7 on Linode Xen please perform the following steps:

 

1. Deploy CL to your Linode following the steps from this section: http://docs.cloudlinux.com/index.html?converting_existing_servers.html

 

2. Create file /boot/grub/menu.lst with the following content:

 

timeout 5

 

title CloudLinux 7.1, $KVERSION

root (hd0)

kernel /boot/vmlinuz-$KVERSION root=/dev/xvda ro quiet

initrd /boot/initramfs-$KVERSION.img

 

where $KVERSION is the version of installed CL7 kernel.

 

Please note that you will need to update /boot/grub/menu.lst manually after every kernel update.

 

3. Switch boot settings to pv-grub-x86_64 and switch off “Auto-configure networking” in Linode settings.

 

4. Reboot your Linode.

 

In case if you will migrate to KVM later you will need only switch the boot settings to GRUB 2.