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

Antonio Ojea aojea at midokura.com
Tue Aug 9 06:08:23 UTC 2016

What do you think about openwrt images?

They are small, have documentation to build your custom images, have a
packaging system and have tons of networking features (ipv6, vlans, ...) ,
also seems that someone has done the work to adapt to openstack [1]

[1] http://hackstack.org/x/blog/2014/08/17/openwrt-images-for-openstack/

On Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 1:56 AM, Ian Wienand <iwienand at redhat.com> wrote:

> On 08/09/2016 02:10 AM, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
>> I haven't personally tested the CirrOS build instructions, but have
>> a feeling writing a diskimage-builder element wrapper for that
>> wouldn't be particularly challenging.
> I'm not exactly sure it fits that well into dib; it seems like
> "bundle" has it mostly figured out.  I say that based on [1] where we
> are discussing a similar thing for cirros images with watchdog
> support.
> As mentioned we can easily build these and store them, and put them on
> mirrors if we need them closer to nodes.  What I mentioned in [1] and
> didn't particularly like is if the build of these images is totally
> removed from where they're actually used (e.g. a custom script inside
> a job in project-config, where basically anyone outside infra can't
> easily replicate the build for a local test).  But if several projects
> are building slightly different cusomised cirros images, it might be
> worth consolidating.
> -i
> [1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/338167/2/tools/build-watchd
> og-images.sh
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