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Re: Debian cloud images for OpenStack?

Le Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 07:16:18AM +0100, Stephen Gran a écrit :
> This one time, at band camp, Thomas Goirand said:
> > On 07/09/2013 04:38 AM, nemo@nautil.org wrote:
> > > On 07/08/2013 03:03 PM, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Am I missing something? What functionality are we missing because
> > >> lacking of these init scripts?
> > > I believe one of the main features of cloud-init is to provide user data
> > > to the machine at boot time [1]. This functionality did not work for me
> > > with the current (0.7.2) version of cloud-init in debian (they work in
> > > ubuntu)
> > 
> > Yes, I know what the user data are. The user data contains the hostname
> > and ssh keys, as I wrote above, which did work for me with the version
> > in Debian 0.7.2-1. Which is why I don't understand why you are saying
> > that it didn't work.
> No, that's more generic metadata.  User-data is specifically the base64
> encoded chunk that is uploaded by the instance launch process.  It is
> downloaded by cloud-init, and dealt with separately to how cloud-init
> deals with root keys or hostnames or any of the other pieces of
> information available in metadata.  I can see how it's easy to become
> confused by the poor naming and the overloading (eg, openstack has 3
> completely separate things all called 'metadata').

Hi Stefen and everybody,

I think that it depends on which platform the instance is ran.


Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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