AutoQEMU - automate installation and SSH setup of ISO OS images
After reading begriffs “Tips for stable and portable software”, the “Begriffs Buildfarm?” section caught my attention, as this is something I would be interested in.
After emailing the author, a public thread began on the subject.
As we discussed how it could be done, I decided to experiment with the idea of automating the setup of virtual environments with QEMU.
This screencast is a simple demo of automating the installation of Alpine Linux 3.12.3 standard x86_64 with AutoQEMU, which is nothing more than POSIX sh, expect scripts and Makefiles glued together.
As of this writing, I just worked on it for 2~3 days, so everything is still pretty ad-hoc.
The commands from the screencast were1:
It assumes that
$HOME/.local/bin is in