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From David Mabry <dma...@ena.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Config Drive: Using the OpenStack format?
Date Fri, 19 May 2017 20:24:03 GMT
+1.  I like it!

On 5/19/17, 11:58 AM, "Wei ZHOU" <ustcweizhou@gmail.com> wrote:

    gooood idea
    
    2017-05-19 15:33 GMT+02:00 Marc-Aurèle Brothier <marco@exoscale.ch>:
    
    > Hi Widoo,
    >
    > That sounds like a pretty good idea in my opinion. +1 for adding it
    >
    > Marco
    >
    >
    > > On 19 May 2017, at 15:15, Wido den Hollander <wido@widodh.nl> wrote:
    > >
    > > Hi,
    > >
    > > Yesterday at ApacheCon Kris from Nuage networks gave a great
    > presentation about alternatives for userdata from the VR: Config Drive
    > >
    > > In short, a CD-ROM/ISO attached to the Instance containing the
    > meta/userdata instead of having the VR serve it.
    > >
    > > The outstanding PR [0] uses it's own format on the ISO while cloud-init
    > already has support for config drive [1].
    > >
    > > This format uses 'openstack' in the name, but it seems to be in
    > cloud-init natively and well supported.
    > >
    > > I started the discussion yesterday during the talk and thought to take
    > it to the list.
    > >
    > > My opinion is that we should use the OpenStack format for the config
    > drive:
    > >
    > > - It's already in cloud-init
    > > - Easier to templates to be used on CloudStack
    > > - Easier adoption
    > >
    > > We can always write a file like "GENERATED_BY_APACHE_CLOUDSTACK" or
    > something on the ISO.
    > >
    > > We can also symlink the 'openstack' directory to a directory called
    > 'cloudstack' on the ISO.
    > >
    > > Does anybody else have a opinion on this one?
    > >
    > > Wido
    > >
    > > [0]: https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/2097
    > > [1]: http://cloudinit.readthedocs.io/en/latest/topics/
    > datasources/configdrive.html#version-2
    >
    >
    

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