[openstack-dev] [Nova][Manila] Nova API to attach/detach file volume/share
shinobu.kj at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 12:07:12 UTC 2015
Sorry, using vsock is:
Need more discussion.
On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 2:13 PM, Sage Weil <sage at newdream.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Oct 2015, Ben Swartzlander wrote:
> > On 10/25/2015 01:25 PM, Sage Weil wrote:
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > We're currently working on an improved mechanism for plumbing file
> > > into a VM or container and in most cases some interaction and
> > > configuration on the hypervisor/host is required to make it happen.
> > > goal is to create something that generalizes beyond the current NFS and
> > > CIFS-only assumptions that are baked into the current crop of Manila
> > > drivers.
> > >
> > > The current target is to use the new VSOCK zero-configuration sockets,
> > > which I will be talking about at the summit on Wednesday:
> > >
> > > - mount distributed fs on host, export via knfsd to guest over VSOCK
> > > - run Ganesha with distributed fs FSAL on host, export to guest over
> > NFS-over-vsock is a VERY interesting idea. I understood that it wasn't
> > implemented yet in Linux... If that's no longer true then I'm excited to
> > a way to make it work.
> There is a lot of enabling work, but Stefan Hajnoczi has patches in flight
> for qemu and the Linux NFS client+server, and Matt Benjamin is adding
> Ganesha support and will work on getting the needed nfs-utils changes in
> place. It'll take a bit for this all to land upstream and in supported
> distros, but we think the overall stack in very promising!
> The challenge, I suspect, will be getting Manila and Nova to orchestrate
> it properly...
> If you're at the summit, I'll be talking a bit about this on Wednesday at
> 4:40 (http://sched.co/4A03).
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