osdistro - a logical object definition in the xCAT database.


osdistro Attributes: arch, basename, dirpaths, majorversion, minorversion, osdistroname, type


Logical objects of this type are stored in the xCAT database in one or more tables. Use the following commands to manipulate the objects: mkdef, chdef, lsdef, and rmdef. These commands will take care of knowing which tables the object attributes should be stored in. The attribute list below shows, in parentheses, what tables each attribute is stored in.

osdistro Attributes:

arch (osdistro.arch)

The OS distro arch (e.g. x86_64)

basename (osdistro.basename)

The OS base name (e.g. rhels)

dirpaths (osdistro.dirpaths)

Directory paths where OS distro is store. There could be multiple paths if OS distro has more than one ISO image. (e.g. /install/rhels6.2/x86_64,…)

majorversion (osdistro.majorversion)

The OS distro major version.(e.g. 6)

minorversion (osdistro.minorversion)

The OS distro minor version. (e.g. 2)

osdistroname (osdistro.osdistroname)

Unique name (e.g. rhels6.2-x86_64)

type (osdistro.type)

Linux or AIX


mkdef(1), chdef(1), lsdef(1), rmdef(1)