[Openstack-operators] [nova] Removing BDM devices from POST requests

Matt Riedemann mriedemos at gmail.com
Sun Apr 2 15:16:14 UTC 2017

On 4/1/2017 1:01 PM, Matt Riedemann wrote:
> I know we've talked about this over and over and another bug [1]
> reminded me of it. We have long talked about removing the ability to
> specify a block device name when creating a server or attaching a volume
> because we can't honor the requested device name anyway and trying to do
> so just causes issues. That's part of the reason why the libvirt driver
> stopped honoring the block device name in requests back in Liberty [2].
> I think we all agree on removing the device name from the API, but I'm
> having a hard time remembering if someone signed up to write a spec for
> this. I could have sworn this came up recently and someone said they'd
> write a spec, but I can't remember.
> So this is my attempt at remembering and if it's all a dream, then is
> anyone interested in owning this? If not, I'll start writing the spec
> this week.
> [1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1648323

Oops I forgot the reference for the Liberty change.

[2] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/189632/




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