[Openstack] [OpenStack] Support attach CD-ROM to instance

Vishvananda Ishaya vishvananda at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 17:51:04 UTC 2012

On Dec 20, 2012, at 9:18 PM, Jian Hua Geng <gengjh at cn.ibm.com> wrote:

> According to the comments in https://review.openstack.org/#/c/18469/, I summary the following work items need to be done, pls give me your suggestion:
> 1. I prefer to provide a new attribute when run new instance, for example: --cdrom <image id>

This is fine for user experience, but it should still use the block device mapping under the covers.
> 2. This image is from glance and accept any format not only iso.

It makes sense that we shouldn't require the user's to set the glance metadata 'iso' on their image to use the above command, so accepting any image is fine, but we probably should limit the size of the image and verify that it will actually attach properly as a cdrom.

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