[Openstack-operators] EXT4 as ephemeral disk

Nathanael Burton nathanael.i.burton at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 14:35:10 UTC 2015

We just rely on the tenants to format the disks themselves. Whatever fs
type we choose would inevitably be wrong for a large percentage of the
users, so why bother.
On Jan 13, 2015 7:37 PM, "Jay Pipes" <jaypipes at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 01/13/2015 07:14 PM, Nathanael Burton wrote:
>> We actually modified the code to disable the automatic formatting of
>> ephemeral disks.  This was especially problematic with flavors that had
>> larger sized ephemeral disks as it would slow the nova boot time.
> Hi Nate!
> So, do you have some sort of agent that formats the larger ephemeral disks
> post-boot? Or do you just rely on the tenant formatting the raw disks
> themselves?
> Best,
> -jay
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