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From Syed Ahmed <sah...@cloudops.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Move to Debian9 systemvmtemplate
Date Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:41:01 GMT
This is awesome Tim. Any chance we merge it upstream with Packer?



On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 9:59 PM, Tim Mackey <tmackey@gmail.com> wrote:

> Syed,
>
> I did a bunch of work on XenServer with Packer [1] before leaving Citrix.
> My stuff works rather well and was tested with XS 6.2, 6.5 and 7. It
> shouldn't be hard to validate with newest XS and updated Packer - I just
> lack the infra to do the testing.
>
> [1] https://github.com/xenserverarmy/packer
>
> -tim
>
> On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 11:19 AM, Syed Ahmed <sahmed@cloudops.com> wrote:
>
> > -1 on Arch as well. Moving to Debian 9 seems the wiser choice IMO. I've
> > used Packer before and I really like it, the only downside that I see is
> > that Packer lacks support for XenServer VHD images. There is some work
> on a
> > XenServer plugin but I haven't tested that. If the community decides to
> use
> > Packer, I can do some initial validation of it on XenServer.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > -Syed
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 3:19 AM, Wido den Hollander <wido@widodh.nl>
> > wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > > Op 24 juli 2017 om 19:07 schreef Rene Moser <mail@renemoser.net>:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Hi Rohit
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 07/23/2017 06:08 PM, Rohit Yadav wrote:
> > > > > All,
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Just want to kick an initial discussion around migration to Debian9
> > > based systemvmtemplate, and get your feedback on the same.
> > > > >
> > > > > Here's a work-in-progress PR: https://github.com/apache/
> > > cloudstack/pull/2198
> > > >
> > > > Have you considered to replace veewee by packer?
> > > >
> > >
> > > Packer is really nice indeed. We use it to build our templates [0]
> which
> > > we use on CloudStack.
> > >
> > > Building the SSVM using Packer should be rather easy I think.
> > >
> > > [0]: https://github.com/pcextreme/packer-templates
> > >
> > > > Our friends from schubergphilis have already done some work here
> > > > https://github.com/MissionCriticalCloud/systemvm-packer.
> > > >
> > > > However there would be also an official way to convert the
> definitions
> > > > https://www.packer.io/guides/veewee-to-packer.html
> > > >
> > > > Regards René
> > >
> >
>

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