[openstack-dev] [infra][neutron] - best way to load 8021q kernel module into cirros

Doug Wiegley dougwig at parksidesoftware.com
Sat Aug 6 20:44:27 UTC 2016

I would be tempted to make a custom image, and ask to put it on our mirrors, or have nodepool manage the image building and storing.

You can also likely just have the module on the local mirrors, which would alleviate the random internet issue. 

Bigger OS'es with nested Virt is kinda pain. 


> On Aug 5, 2016, at 3:37 PM, Kevin Benton <kevin at benton.pub> wrote:
> Hi,
> In neutron there is a new feature under active development to allow a VM to attach to many networks via its single interface using VLAN tags.
> We would like this to be tested in a scenario test in the gate, but in order to do that the guest instance must have support for VLAN tags (the 8021q kernel module for Linux VMs). Cirros does not ship with this module so I have a few questions.
> Do any other projects need to load a kernel module for a specific test? If not, where would the best place be to store the module so we can load it for that test; or, should we download it directly from the Internet (worried about the stability of this)?
> Thanks, 
> Kevin Benton
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