Just want to be sure I understand you correctly: do you propose to FORBID kickstart/preseed installation way in upcoming release at all?
On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 3:59 PM, Vladimir Kozhukalov <vkozhuka...@mirantis.com> wrote: > Subject is changed. > > Vladimir Kozhukalov > > On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 4:55 PM, Vladimir Kozhukalov > <vkozhuka...@mirantis.com> wrote: >> >> Dear Fuelers, >> >> As you might know we need it to be possible to install several versions of >> a particular OS (Ubuntu and Centos) by 6.1 As far as having different OS >> versions also means having different sets of packages and some of the >> packages are installed and configured during provisioning stage, we need to >> have a kind of kickstart/preseed version mechanism. >> >> Cobbler is exactly such a mechanism. It allows us to have several Distros >> (installer images) and profiles (kickstart/preseed files). But >> unfortunately, for some reasons we have not been using those Cobbler's >> capabilities since the beginning of Fuel and it doesn't seem to be easily >> introduced into Nailgun to deal with the whole Cobbler life cycle. >> >> Anyway, we are moving towards IBP (image based provisioning) and we >> already have different images connected to different OpenStack releases >> (openstack.yaml) and everything else which is necessary for initial node >> configuration is serialized inside provision data (including profile name >> like 'ubuntu_1204' or 'ubuntu_1404') and we are able to choose cloud-init >> template by this profile name. >> >> And taking into account what it is written above, the suggestion is to >> completely avoid using kickstart/preseed based way of OS provisioning by 6.1 >> for all new releases allowing ONLY old ones to use this way. >> >> Any opinions about that stuff are welcome. >> >> Vladimir Kozhukalov > > > > __________________________________________________________________________ > OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) > Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev > __________________________________________________________________________ OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev