[openstack-dev] Blueprint: launch-time configurable kernel-id, ramdisk-id, and kernel command line

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Tue Aug 13 21:57:12 UTC 2013

On 08/13/2013 05:47 PM, Dennis Kliban wrote:
> I have just created a new blueprint: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/expose-ramdisk-kernel-and-command-line-via-rest-and-cli
> I realize that some of this work overlaps with: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/improve-boot-from-volume
> which is an umbrella blueprint for: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/improve-block-device-handling
> I can see that a lot of work has been done for the above blueprints, but I was not clear on the progress with regard to exposing kernel-id and ramdisk-id.  Perhaps I don't need to implement this?   
> The second change proposed in the blueprint has not been addressed in any other blueprints.  Does anyone think that adding ability to pass in at launch time the kernel command line would be problematic?

This specific part wasn't implemented as a part of those blueprints (and
isn't planned to be right now).

The functionality generally seems reasonable to me.  It will have to
wait for Icehouse, though.  We already have too many things in the queue
for Havana.

Russell Bryant

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