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Bubble3 is an OVH SoYouStart (aka SYS) server. It contains KVM virtual servers named after Futurama characters.


Installed with CentOS 7 64bit, then reinstalled with a custom kickstart file (no PXE boot available for installation).

yum -y install kexec-tools
wget http://example.com/vmlinuz http://example.com/initrd.img
kexec -l vmlinuz --initrd=initrd.img --append="inst.ks=http://example.com/bubble3.marmotte.net.ks inst.vnc net.ifnames=0"
kexec -e

Post-Install Manual Steps

# NetworkManager doesn't work in %post...
nmcli con mod Bridge\ connection\ br0 ipv6.routes 2001:41d0:2:19ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
nmcli con mod Bridge\ connection\ br0 ipv6.gateway 2001:41d0:2:19ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
nmcli connection up Bridge\ connection\ br0
nmcli con add con-name Bridge\ connection\ br1 type bridge ifname br1 ip4
# Don't use libvirt networks
rm -f /etc/libvirt/qemu/networks/{,autostart/}default.xml


Addresses :

  • IPv4 :
  • IPv6 : 2001:41d0:2:193d::1/64



Name MAC IPv4 IPv6
fry.marmotte.net 02:00:00:3c:78:ba 2001:41d0:2:193d::2/64
amy.marmotte.net 02:00:00:ae:77:9a 2001:41d0:2:193d::3/64
kif.marmotte.net 02:00:00:a5:3f:ef 2001:41d0:2:193d::4/64
zap.marmotte.net 02:00:00:23:fd:81 2001:41d0:2:193d::5/64

New VM Install

Example :

lvcreate -L8G -n fry.marmotte.net vg0
virt-install \
  --autostart \
  --name fry.marmotte.net \
  --memory 4096,maxmemory=8192 \
  --vcpus 4,maxvcpus=8 \
  --os-variant rhel7 \
  --location http://example.com/x86_64/os \
  --disk path=/dev/vg0/fry.marmotte.net \
  --network bridge=br0,mac=02:00:00:aa:bb:cc \
  --network bridge=br1,mac=RANDOM \
  --keymap fr \
  --extra-args "console=ttyS0,9600 inst.ks=http://example.com/fry.marmotte.net.ks ip=eth1:dhcp"

Then run puppet :

puppet agent --test --server=puppet.marmotte.ici --logdest=console --logdest=/var/log/puppet/puppet.log


  • bubble3 :
    • Web : Nginx dl.marmotte.net
    • VPN : IPSec to bcn26 & bcn30, OpenVPN vpn.marmotte.net
    • DNS : (Recursive, Private)
  • fry :
    • DNS : ns1.marmotte.net (Authoritative, Public)
  • zap :
    • Web : Apache HTTPd
    • DNS : (Recursive, Public, WiiU filter)