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From Edison Su <Edison...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: [jira] [Updated] (CLOUDSTACK-67) Resizing
Date Thu, 13 Sep 2012 06:09:19 GMT


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On Sep 12, 2012, at 9:37 PM, "Marcus Sorensen" <shadowsor@gmail.com> wrote:

> I mainly wanted to send out some feelers to see if there was an
> imminent branch merge or something. 
It depends how big of your patch. If it changes current code too much, may not get a chance
to be merged into 4.0 branch. But I think this feature shouldn't be that disruptive, so send
out your patch, the merge window is still open.
> If not, I'll clean up mine a bit
> and let people have a look. I haven't looked into changing the UI yet
> at all, and since it seems there's a redesign in progress maybe I'll
> hold off. The API pieces are all there and work in my test
> environment. There are a few things I had to work around, for example
> it seems we're missing java bindings for key libvirt calls, which I
> implemented via host script instead if your version of libvirtd/virsh
> supports it.
We are using the latest libvirt java binding, if it doesn't include the API you want, better
to send a patch libvirt mailing list also. Host script is ok in the current stage.
> 
> A few questions:
> 
> Is all KVM storage that's file based automatically qcow2 in
Yes, if it's file based, then qcow2 will be used.
> cloudstack? That would be NFS and local, are there others?  It should
NSF, local and sharedmount(for cluster file system, like gluster).
> be simple for me to add those in and do some testing I think, although
> qemu-img needs to be a specific, fairly recent version to support
> qcow2 resizing.
Which version of qemu-img are you using? Is it included in Ubuntu 12.04?
> 
> Which reminds me, cloudstack no longer bundles or requires a custom
> qemu-kvm package, correct? Seems like it did at one point.
Yes, We don't need it any more.
> 
> Wido, I've played with Ceph a bit and RBD, but it's been maybe a year.
> Is resizing of the RADOS device handled well? Have you played at all
> with resizing the block device file of a live VM and then issuing a
> 'virsh blockresize'?
> 
> 
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 6:36 PM, Edison Su <Edison.su@citrix.com> wrote:
>> Patch is always welcome. Will you change UI also? Maybe we can't check in UI part
at this moment, but at least, the backend code should be ok.
>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Marcus Sorensen [mailto:shadowsor@gmail.com]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 4:36 PM
>>> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
>>> Subject: Re: [jira] [Updated] (CLOUDSTACK-67) Resizing
>>> 
>>> I know everyone is working on the release,but is anyone working on
>>> this? I've got a working implementation against KVM/CLVM. I'm not
>>> super interested in setting up environments for all of the various
>>> hypervisor/storage combos, but this could be used as a springboard for
>>> the other types.
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 10:52 AM, Alex Huang (JIRA) <jira@apache.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-
>>> 67?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel ]
>>>> 
>>>> Alex Huang updated CLOUDSTACK-67:
>>>> ---------------------------------
>>>> 
>>>>    Fix Version/s: 4.1.0
>>>> 
>>>>> Resizing
>>>>> --------
>>>>> 
>>>>>                Key: CLOUDSTACK-67
>>>>>                URL:
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-67
>>>>>            Project: CloudStack
>>>>>         Issue Type: Improvement
>>>>>           Reporter: XxYton
>>>>>            Fix For: 4.1.0
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Resizing of volumes and instances is not possible right now.
>>>>> Instance resizing should be done without rebooting the VM if
>>> supported by hypervisor.
>>>> 
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