Re: Debian cloud images for OpenStack?
Le Fri, Jul 05, 2013 at 12:01:11PM -0400, Jeff Licquia a écrit :
> This makes four image builder systems that I know of floating around:
> 1. build-debian-cloud, version 1 (shell). This builds Amazon and
> Google Compute Engine images.
> 2. build-debian-cloud, version 2 (Python), to be released soon.
> 3. zigo's openstack-debian-images
> OpenStack-only (though I suspect the images would work fine with very
> little modification on Amazon, at least).
> 4. Juerg's new OpenStack builder for HP Cloud.
5. Debian-Installer (http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/).
On AWS, it is also possible to use Debian-Installer directly, but I have not
figured out how to make it install Debian on a partitionless volume (like
/dev/xvdb intead of /dev/xvdb1). If this problem were solved, creating
Debian images would be as simple as booting Debian-Installer with a preseed
file passed as instance metadata, and registering the installed system.
(the other blocker to do thinks neatly is the lack of official images with
cloud-init, however at that point, I am still lacking the time to check if
cloud-init is even working at all on Debian.)
On other Cloud platforms, using Debian-Installer might be even simpler. Are
there specific points that make people avoid using Debian-Installer ?
Have a nice day,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan