----- Original Message -----
> Thanks to everyone for the answers.  That helps clarify some basics for
> me.  I prefer to try and implement ovirt-node for the reasons stated above
> (small, defined OS with a smaller security/management footprint), but now I
> debate using CentOS 6 or RHEL 6.  I feel that oVirt-node is very important
> to being able to get an environment up and running securely without too
> much overhead, but perhaps I need to consider minimal OS installs + latest
> gluster release + 3.5 oVirt at this time.

oVirt node can (btw) be deployed using PXE (Foreman, Cobbler), USB and CD 
media, and virtual media.

> One thing I was curious about is gluster support in oVirt-node.  What is
> the current status as far as glusterfs version and saving settings, etc.?

The pre-release build from today contains glusterfs-3.6.

- fabian

> Thanks again!
> 
> Chris
> 
> On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 6:30 AM, Fabian Deutsch <fdeut...@redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > > I sincerely hope that this is not answered elsewhere as I've done several
> > > searches and have yet to find a solid answer.  I have three (what I
> > believe
> > > to be) basic questions (with perhaps some subs there):
> > >
> > > 1)  What is the latest oVirt-node release and where would one download it
> > > (I appear to only see 3.4 -based releases of the ISO available)?  It is
> > > 3.5-based and/or is there an upgrade path?  Which glusterfs release is
> > > currently included with oVirt-node?
> >
> > Hey,
> >
> > there are some 3.5 pre-release isos available here:
> > http://resources.ovirt.org/pub/ovirt-3.5-pre/iso/
> >
> > They are quite old. The reason why there is still no Node, is that we are
> > experiencing
> > installation problems after CentOS 6.6 got released.
> >
> > That is why there is no Node for 3.5 yet, becuase we don't want to provide
> > a Node which is dead on arrival. This ain't fun for anyone.
> >
> > > 2) As I understand it, newer releases of oVirt-node allow you to do an
> > > installation of the self-hosted engine at this time.  Is that correct?
> >
> > Yes, that will work. Due to problems mentioned above, we still need to do
> > some
> > fixes to the hosted-engine part of Node, but once they land, HE will work
> > on Node.
> >
> > > 3) Is there any functionality that one would be losing out on by
> > deploying
> > > oVirt via oVirt-node vs. using full-OS installation?  Which is the more
> > > recommended?
> >
> > Yes, ovirt-node is not as customizable as a regular host.
> > I.e. you can not (easily) modify the boot process, or install custom rpms.
> >
> > Sometimes this is seen as a restriction, other see this as a well defined
> > environment.
> >
> > > Again, I apologize if these questions are covered somewhere, but I felt
> > > like asking them in a direct fashion so as to clear up my own
> > ignorance.  I
> > > appreciate any feedback and information that you could share.
> >
> > No, no worries. There weren't any Node updates (besides the weekly meeting
> > minutes)
> > for a while.
> >
> > We still traget to release Node for oVirt 3.5 ASAP.
> >
> > - fabian
> >
> >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Chris
> > >
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