[openstack-dev] [diskimage-builder]

Fox, Kevin M Kevin.Fox at pnnl.gov
Fri Jan 31 22:59:27 UTC 2014

Yeah, we are running it on RHEL6.5 and it seems to just work. Haven't tried CentOS 6.5 specifically but should work the same.

From: Robert Nettleton [rnettleton at hortonworks.com]
Sent: Friday, January 31, 2014 1:34 PM
To: openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org
Subject: [openstack-dev] [diskimage-builder]

HI All,

I have a question regarding the supported platforms for the diskimage-builder tool.

I’ve been using Ubuntu for image generation lately, and that seems to work fine.

At some point, I had hoped to run DIB on CentOS (6.4), but ran into problems when I tried this.  In particular, the default Python version included in CentOS 6.4 is 2.6.6, and it looks like DIB requires at least 2.7.

Yesterday, I saw the following bug posting:


in which it looks like DIB may be running on CentOS 6.5.

Has anyone had any luck in getting diskimage-builder to run on CentOS?  If so, is there any online documentation that explains the configuration/patches required to make this work?


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