[openstack-dev] Nova config drive rebuilding

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Wed Aug 7 09:16:38 UTC 2013

On 7 August 2013 19:41, Scott Moser <smoser at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Its never ok to update an 'instance-mounted' , and realistically you have
> no way of knowing the difference between 'instance-mounted' and
> 'instance-attached'. I'd say on reboot and shutdown you can update it, but
> thats really hardly useful as a mechanism to get an instance new
> information.

I agree; by instance-mounted I was being loose in my language. I meant
identifying when we can be sure the instance doesn't have the block
device in use.

> My general impression was that as we got neutron functional there was a
> moving back towards acceptance of the metadata service.
> The dynamic nature of a web service is *so* useful.

Indeed :)

Robert Collins <rbtcollins at hp.com>
Distinguished Technologist
HP Converged Cloud

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