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Re: Debian cloud images for OpenStack?

On 07/10/2013 03:08 PM, Charles Plessy wrote:
> 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.
>     http://cloudinit.readthedocs.org/en/latest/topics/datasources.html
> Have a nice day,


Can you upload cloud-init with the new init scripts right now? Or shall
I do it? I've seen that you're in the middle of adding many debconf
translations, is this finished?


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