[nova] Spawning instance that will do PXE booting

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Thu Dec 2 08:07:23 UTC 2021

On 12/2/21 12:51 AM, Clark Boylan wrote:
> I'm not super familiar with all the details but I believe ironic does something similar in their devstack plugin [2]. They do this so they can create fake baremetal instances that are actually VMs that ironic manages. But a similar setup will probably work for your use cases if PXE is what you are starting with.
> [2] https://opendev.org/openstack/ironic/src/branch/master/devstack/lib/ironic#L2109


Thanks Clark for your answer.

I've read the script a little bit, and I have to admit I do not
understand what it does... :(

If some Ironic falks can explain, that'd be great!


Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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