cloudstack-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Nux! <...@li.nux.ro>
Subject Re: Packer for XenServer VHDs
Date Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:49:20 GMT
Indeed, all linuxes should have cloud-init installed, configured to use the cloudstack source
of course.

There is work going on in Cloudbase-init to make it run with Cloudstack instances, as well
(so we can ditch the Cloud.com password thingy).

Lucian

--
Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!

Nux!
www.nux.ro

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tim Mackey" <tmackey@gmail.com>
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Sent: Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 14:44:25
> Subject: Re: Packer for XenServer VHDs

> Thanks.  Once I regain access to my hosts I'll work on getting that in.
> I'm assuming this is general to all OSes, not just CentOS7.
> 
> -tim
> 
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 2:31 AM, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:
> 
>> Hi Tim,
>>
>> I think cloud-init is a must. I am maintaining CentOS building at
>> http://dl.openvm.eu using virt-install+kickstarts (
>> http://dl.openvm.eu/cloudstack/centos/ks/ ).
>>
>> HTH
>> Lucian
>>
>> --
>> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>>
>> Nux!
>> www.nux.ro
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Tim Mackey" <tmackey@gmail.com>
>> > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>> > Sent: Tuesday, 27 January, 2015 03:57:45
>> > Subject: Packer for XenServer VHDs
>>
>> > Everyone,
>> >
>> > I've been extending a XenServer builder some of the XenServer engineering
>> > team have been working on to produce a VHD which would be suitable for
>> > upload as a template.   CentOS 7 is my guest OS type and have the
>> XenServer
>> > tools going in and guest password script running as a systemd service.
>> >
>> > From my perspective this is goodness, and I'll be showing at FOSDEM, but
>> I
>> > wanted to double check if there is more I should add in to make this as
>> > usable as possible.  If anyone has experience with CentOS 7 templates and
>> > can share any gotchas, I can see if I can take care of them in the packer
>> > provisioners.  My plan is to also have samples for CentOS 6.5 and Ubuntu
>> > 14.04, and those look more straight forward, but any gotchas someone
>> wants
>> > to point out will be welcome.
>> >
>> > Thanks
>> >
>> > -tim

Mime
View raw message