[openstack-dev] [Nova] FFE Request: ISO support for the VMware driver

Thierry Carrez thierry at openstack.org
Thu Mar 6 10:37:01 UTC 2014

Gary Kotton wrote:
> Hi,
> Unfortunately we did not get the ISO support approved by the deadline.
> If possible can we please get the FFE.
> The feature is completed and has been tested extensively internally. The
> feature is very low risk and has huge value for users. In short a user
> is able to upload a iso to glance then boot from that iso.
> BP: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/openstack/?searchtext=vmware-iso-boot
> Code: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/63084/ and https://review.openstack.org/#/c/77965/
> Sponsors: John Garbutt and Nikola Dipanov
> One of the things that we are planning on improving in Juno is the way
> that the Vmops code is arranged and organized. We will soon be posting a
> wiki for ideas to be discussed. That will enable use to make additions
> like this a lot simpler in the future. But sadly that is not part of the
> scope at the moment.

Sounds self-contained enough... but we have a lot piled up for Nova
already. I'm +0 on this one, if Nova PTL wants it and it lands early
enough to limit the distraction, I guess it's fine.

Thierry Carrez (ttx)

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