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Re: Debian images on Microsoft Azure cloud



On 11/11/2015 09:56 PM, Vincent Bernat wrote:
>  ❦ 11 novembre 2015 17:49 GMT, Marcin Kulisz <debian@kulisz.net> :
> 
>>> I would suggest we open a seperate thread on the debian-cloud mailing
>>> list for defining a list of official requirements for all vendors. As
>>> long as we define the first version of that list i would suggest though
>>> that those are nice to have for the Azure (and all other) images but
>>> will not block us from releasing the images.
>>
>> I just created wiki page[1] where we could put those requirements. It's
>> simple but should do the job.
>>
>> 1. https://wiki.debian.org/Cloud/Images_requirements
> 
> Currently, both the Openstack images and the image built for Azure are
> using extlinux instead of Grub. I think this is mostly due to a personal
> preference from Zigo. extlinux works fine but this is a deviation of
> what a user would expect of a regular Debian installation.
> 
> Should cloud images be allowed to change the bootloader?

Definitively, yes. Please propose patches.

Thomas


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