[Openstack] What Exactly Flavor Work?

Tom Fifield tom at openstack.org
Wed Oct 9 04:27:22 UTC 2013

On 09/10/13 15:04, Mahardhika Gilang wrote:
> Hi all,
> get confused here after several days finding away out through this issue,
> - i can't get real size of /vda/ disk on instance that i create
> - i have follow many step out here :
> http://www.logilab.org/blogentry/115219
> http://waipeng.wordpress.com/2013/05/20/building-centos-images-for-openstack/
> http://hackstack.org/x/blog/2013/04/25/a-centos-6-image-for-openstack/
> none of those work, the result is the size image (ex: 5gb) that was the
> real /vda/
> - How can i get real size and same size that written on flavor and
> instance?
> - have open question here
> https://ask.openstack.org/en/question/5721/instance-disk-different-with-flavor/
> no one answer yet.
> Please help me out.
My understanding is that automatic resize will occur if the following 
are all true:
* auto_disk_config=True is set as a property on the image in the Image 
* The disk on the image has only one partition.
* The file system on the one partition is ext3 or ext4.



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