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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 16:45:56 GMT
Awesome

We ll explore the symlink approach and document a suggested approach in the
design spec for review and upon consensus update the PR.

Thanks Wido!

Kris

On May 19, 2017 11:42, "Simon Weller" <sweller@ena.com.invalid> wrote:

> +1
>
> Simon Weller/615-312-6068
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rafael Weingärtner [rafaelweingartner@gmail.com]
> Received: Friday, 19 May 2017, 11:24AM
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org [dev@cloudstack.apache.org]
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Config Drive: Using the OpenStack format?
>
> 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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