[openstack-dev] [cinder] Propose to add copying the reference images when creating a volume

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Mon Jul 1 10:23:18 UTC 2013

On 1 July 2013 20:18, Mate Lakat <mate.lakat at citrix.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just proposed a patch for the boot_from_volume_exercise.sh to get rid
> of --image. To be honest, I did not look at the various execution paths.
> My initial thought is that boot from volume means you boot from volume.
> If you only have a kernel + ramdisk image, I simply assumed that you
> can't do it.
> I would not do any magic. Boot from volume should boot from volume. If
> you only have 3 part images, you need to find another way to prepare
> your bootable volume.

This doesn't make any sense to me. Where you boot from, and what your
root filesystem are are orthogonal issues. boot from volume shouldn't
alter that.


Robert Collins <rbtcollins at hp.com>
Distinguished Technologist
HP Cloud Services

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