[nova] Is config drive data stored in ephemeral storage?

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Tue Oct 22 21:16:36 UTC 2019

Yes, this is how it works IIRC.


On Wed., 23 Oct. 2019, 7:58 am Jean-Philippe Méthot, <
jp.methot at planethoster.info> wrote:

> Hi,
> We currently use Ceph for storage on our Openstack cluster. We set up a
> pool to use for ephemeral nova storage, but we never actually use it, as we
> prefer to use cinder block devices. However, we notice that objects are
> being created inside that pool. Could it be that when you use config
> drives, the actual config drive is created inside nova’s ephemeral storage
> instead of on the compute node’s disk?
> Best regards,
> Jean-Philippe Méthot
> Openstack system administrator
> Administrateur système Openstack
> PlanetHoster inc.
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