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From Kris Sterckx <kris.ster...@nuagenetworks.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Config Drive: Using the OpenStack format?
Date Fri, 19 May 2017 23:45:17 GMT
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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