[Openstack-operators] Gentoo image availability
prometheanfire at gentoo.org
Tue Jun 23 05:23:48 UTC 2015
On 06/23/2015 12:17 AM, Matthew Thode wrote:
> On 06/11/2015 10:12 AM, Matthew Thode wrote:
>> 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.
>>> OpenStack-operators mailing list
>>> OpenStack-operators at lists.openstack.org
>> ya, it's probably the number one thing I want to see as well and the
>> next thing I'm working on.
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>> OpenStack-operators at lists.openstack.org
> ok, updated the images. Did the following.
> 1. Allowed for any interface to get auto addressed (dhcpcd handles that
> actually, no net configs needed).
> 2. The rootfs resizes on first boot now.
> 3. image size is reduced.
> 4. more profiles are now available.
> Notes... DIB is on my todo, but should be very minor, since I'm
> generating more or less official openstack stage4 guest tarballs
> already. Also, getting these images themselves official (within gentoo)
> is next and kinda hard if only because it needs to be totally within
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forgot the link, here it is.
-- Matthew Thode (prometheanfire)
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