[Openstack] Baremetal OS image support

Matt Hogstrom matt at hogstrom.org
Mon Aug 19 16:39:14 UTC 2013

Linux as a starting point makes sense, but, wouldn't the long term plan include any bootable instance?  I would find it interesting to boot Windows, a KVM instance (fits Linux), Solaris x86, FreeBSD to name a few.

On Aug 19, 2013, at 12:18 PM, Clint Byrum <clint at fewbar.com> wrote:

> Excerpts from Jake G.'s message of 2013-08-19 02:13:57 -0700:
>> Hi all!
>> Just wondering if the baremetal provisioning driver supports any other OS`s images besides ubuntu?
>> REHL, CentOS, etc...?
> Hi Jake,
> Any Linux OS that can be PXE booted should work. You just need to be
> able to upload a compatible kernel and initrd and attach them to the
> image in glance. We have a script which will do just that (note that it
> requires diskimage-builder too).
> https://git.openstack.org/cgit/openstack/tripleo-incubator/tree/scripts/load-image
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