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From Chip Childers <chip.child...@sungard.com>
Subject Re: Review Request: Fix for CLOUDSTACK-390
Date Tue, 18 Dec 2012 16:49:39 GMT
On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 4:35 AM, Radhika PC
<radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com> wrote:
>
>
>> On Oct. 31, 2012, 11:10 p.m., Joe Brockmeier wrote:
>> > Hi Radhika,
>> >
>> > A couple of things:
>> >
>> > - In the bug for this, (CLOUDSTACK-390) Chip asked whether there's an option
to provide a locally built version of the System VM. Is this possible? The patch doesn't address
that.
>> > - "If you are using a separate NFS server, perform this step." Which step? I'm
unclear which step I should or shouldn't perform. Is this unmounting the NFS server?
>> > - Does the cloud-install-sys-tmplt script mount NFS for the user?
>> >
>> > Thanks!
>> >
>> > Joe
>>
>> Radhika PC wrote:
>>     Thank you Joe. I will look into his.
>>
>> Joe Brockmeier wrote:
>>     Any progress on this one?
>>
>> Radhika PC wrote:
>>     Not yet. Sorry about it. Will come back to it at the earliest.
>>
>> Radhika PC wrote:
>>     A query:
>>
>>     What do you mean by locally-built version ? The one downloaded and is available
on the local Web server ?
>>
>> Joe Brockmeier wrote:
>>     Locally built version means a system VM that's built by the user to replace the
default system VM. So, not the one downloaded by default.
>>
>> Radhika PC wrote:
>>     Updating it as follows:
>>
>>     Secondary storage must be seeded with a template that is used for CloudStack
system VMs. Citrix provides you with the necessary binary package of the system VM. Alternatively,
you can build a System VM template of your own locally. If you are using your own template,
ensure that you copy the template to your Web server, and run the cloud-install-sys-tmplt
command.
>
> Sorry about the confusion. Double checked with the dev team. We are not supporting any
external System VM template currently. You can only use the CloudStack-provided System VM
templates.

But a user can certainly build their own, right?  Apache CloudStack is
just source code, and while the System VM that's hosted by Citrix is
being provided to the users as a connivence, there has to be a path
for a user to do the build themselves.

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> - Radhika
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> On Oct. 31, 2012, 6:36 a.m., Radhika PC wrote:
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>> https://reviews.apache.org/r/7802/
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>> (Updated Oct. 31, 2012, 6:36 a.m.)
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>>
>> Review request for cloudstack, David Nalley, Chip Childers, and Jessica Tomechak.
>>
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>> Description
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>>
>> Added a note that Citrix is providing necessary binary package of the system VM.
>>
>>
>> This addresses bug CLOUDSTACK-390.
>>
>>
>> Diffs
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>>   docs/en-US/prepare-system-vm-template.xml 5ed78f7
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>> Diff: https://reviews.apache.org/r/7802/diff/
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>> Testing
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>> patch cleanly applies.
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Radhika PC
>>
>>
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