[Openstack-operators] Gentoo image availability

Matthew Thode prometheanfire at gentoo.org
Thu Jun 11 15:12:50 UTC 2015

On 06/11/2015 04:11 AM, Eren Türkay wrote:
> On 10-06-2015 02:14, George Shuklin wrote:
>> Aw. Don't discriminate DHCP. It has many nice features (for example, if you add
>> new interface to existing VM, cloud-init with static config will ignore it, but
>> DHCP will works like magic).
>> I don't know how it works in Gentoo, but in Debian 'allow-hotplug' for all
>> interfaces but eth0 allows to support most of the future interfaces. Same for
>> CentOS - you can add few eth scripts to network configuration and they will
>> works as soon as new interface appears.
> I want to add to this comment. I believe this hot-plug feature for ethernet
> devices is essential in the cloud environment. Short time ago I needed to move
> port from one instance to another while keeping the internal IP address same. I
> achieved it by removing a port from the old instance, re-creating the port with
> the same ip address, and pluging it to the new instance.
> The downtime was minimal as the instance supported hot-plug (ubuntu 14.04) and
> the ip addresses were distributed using DHCP. When the interface was
> re-plugged, dhclient requested an ip address and the DHCP server gave the
> internal address of the port which I specified.
> So, it would be really great if you can support hot-plugging for ethernet
> devices and DHCP. I find them very useful and I believe many people would
> expect this feature from Gentoo image.
> Regards,
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ya, it's probably the number one thing I want to see as well and the
next thing I'm working on.

Matthew Thode (prometheanfire)

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