[openstack-dev] [Nova] Support specified volume_type when boot instance, do we like it?

Matt Riedemann mriedem at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Aug 29 13:35:31 UTC 2016

On 8/29/2016 8:29 AM, Andrew Laski wrote:
> I completely agree with this. However I have some memory of us saying(in
> Austin?) that adding volume_type would be acceptable since it's a clear
> oversight in the list of parameters for specifying a block device. So
> while I greatly dislike Nova creating volumes and would rather users
> pass in pre-created volume ids I would support adding this parameter. I
> do not support continuing to add parameters if Cinder adds parameters
> though.

Correct, Chet Burgess brought this up on Friday in Austin and we agreed 
to let this in. I don't think a spec ever showed up in Newton for it though.

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Matt Riedemann

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