[Openstack] More than one compute_driver in nova.conf

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Tue Aug 13 03:47:53 UTC 2013

On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 1:15 PM, Jake G. <dj_dark_junglist at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I was wondering how to handle changing the compute_driver in nova.conf? I
> currently have the default
> compute_driver = libvirt.LibvirtDriver
> libvirt_type=kvm
> I want to be able to add the driver for baremetal provisioning, but I am
> unclear on how to do this.
> Can there be more than one compute_driver or do I have to replace
> compute_driver = libvirt.LibvirtDriver with the new driver.

I think you will have troubles doing this. Features like live
migration expect to the talking across one hypervisor type. Most
people who are using more than one hypervisor tend to do it as
separate openstack installs.


Rackspace Australia

More information about the Openstack mailing list