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From Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingart...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Config Drive: Using the OpenStack format?
Date Fri, 19 May 2017 15:24:12 GMT
This seems a very interesting idea.
+1

On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 9:33 AM, Marc-Aurèle Brothier <marco@exoscale.ch>
wrote:

> 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
>
>


-- 
Rafael Weingärtner

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