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From Mike Tutkowski <>
Subject Re: What does this UI thing do? "Root disk size"
Date Mon, 20 Jan 2014 23:11:15 GMT
So, is this GUI field going to be in 4.3, but not functional? If so, that
seems a little strange. Perhaps it should be removed.

On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 8:34 AM, Nux! <> wrote:

> On 20.01.2014 13:52, Marcus Sorensen wrote:
>> If you're not against building your own code, you can apply a small
>> patch that should enable it. When I developed the initial resize call,
>> it actually allowed root resize, but I wasn't confident that it made
>> sense to put it in the final product because root disks are managed by
>> service offerings, and it allows you to violate that service offering.
>> I imagine a global config option would need to be added to explicitly
>> turn it on.
> Marcus, thanks a lot, I'd love to use this feature, but not if I'll have
> to fork my own clodstack. Not being a coder I try to stay as far away from
> this kind of stuff as I can.
> I'll wait for this feature to be officially supported and in the meanwhile
> I'll just have to maintain 4-5x times more templates.
> IMO the disk size should not depend on the template's and it should be
> defined in the compute offering. This is one of the things that openstack
> got right, then again openstack doesn't have much legacy to deal with so
> it's understandable. I'm glad that the feature is at least planned.
> Regards,
> Lucian
> --
> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
> Nux!

*Mike Tutkowski*
*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
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