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From Wido den Hollander <w...@widodh.nl>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Config Drive: Using the OpenStack format?
Date Sat, 20 May 2017 13:44:37 GMT
Just to check all the +1's, they are about using the OpenStack format. Right?

Config Drive will be there no matter what.

Wido

> Op 19 mei 2017 om 19:45 heeft Kris Sterckx <kris.sterckx@nuagenetworks.net> het
volgende geschreven:
> 
> FYI
> 
> Slides are here :
> https://www.slideshare.net/2000monkeys/apache-cloudstack-collab-miami-user-data-alternatives-to-the-vr
> 
> Thanks
> 
> - Kris
> 
>> On 19 May 2017 at 12:58, 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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