On Nov 1, 2012, at 10:14 AM, Lars Kellogg-Stedman <l...@seas.harvard.edu> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 09:09:14PM -0400, Lars Kellogg-Stedman wrote:
>> TL;DR: The way OpenStack handles the adminPass attribute during
>> metadata injection is not useful on operating systems without an
>> /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow.  I would like to make the adminPass value
>> available on a Windows instance, and this is my proposal for how to do
>> it.
> Oh geez, it gets worse.  The configuration disk created by OpenStack
> is a whole-disk filesystem (no partition map), so Windows thinks it's
> all unallocated space...so even with my patches in place I still can't
> get at the data.
> I can see I'm traveling through largely unexplored territory here.

The new config drive code defaults to iso-9660, so that should work. The
vfat version should probably create a partition table.


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