On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 9:58 AM, Pete Wright <p...@nomadlogic.org> wrote:
> On 8/23/16 4:38 AM, CeDeROM wrote:
>> Are there any plans to make stable port/package of OpenStack on FreeBSD?
>> I have seen this nice article that first steps are already made:
>> It would be really nice to build this kind of cloud infrastructure on
>> top of FreeBSD :-)
> I have not seen any traction on getting FreeBSD support working on
> OpenStack even when talking/working with several OpenStack commercial
> vendors. IMHO - if this is something that people see a need for I would
> start by focusing on seeing what the state of libvirt is on FreeBSD and
> bhyve. I have lost track of where the libvirt code base is in terms of
> bhyve support.
> Another two bits...I've worked on OpenStack for several years now and the
> only opinion I have of it at this point is that we are probably lucky to
> not support it. The code base is a horrible mess, with lots of Linux'isms
> baked into it. Yet even if you are running OpenStack on a fully supported
> platform like RHEL you will still need to do quite a bit of hacking to make
> it work in your environment. I've even seen vendors check in untested code
> in the primary github repositories causing a fair amount of headaches.
> In light of this I reckon there is room for an alternative to OpenStack in
> the market...hopefully one based on a cleaner implementation :)
> Pete Wright
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There was an effort some time ago to get the Compute service working with
This spawned a blueprint in Nova (
gained no traction during the Icehouse cycle, and was never implemented.
The Nova code needs rework, and people, to be accepted, and probably
wouldn't be until at least Ocata.
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