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Re: Copy glance image to cinder bootable volumes - "copy_image_to_volume"



openstack-bounces+avishay=il.ibm.com@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote on
01/29/2013 10:56:33 AM:
> Hello,
> I have an openstack installation with 1 controller node, 1 network
> node and 2 compute node, configured with GRE tunnel for the network,
> and NFS backend for volumes.
> I'd like to create a bootable cinder volume from a glance image to
> have persistant disque for VMs, and tests live migration in this
> setup.
> But when I ask cinder to create a volume from a image, cinder report
> "not supported" ... And I have look into the code, it's seems to be
> supportend only with Ceph/Rados or Iscsi driver.
> So I have many questions :
> - Any plan to support it for other driver/setupe like :  NetAppIscsi
> (or netappNFS Driver) ; NFS driver   ?

I have a patch submitted that will implement this for all iSCSI drivers:
I don't know about NetApp's plans for other drivers.

> - Any simple way to create a bootable cinder volume from the
> controller node shell ?  (In the doc I must mount the volume on a VM
> ... create partition .. copy data and so on ; lots of manipulation..)

I don't understand this question.

> And of course, I have the same question for cinder snapshot.
> Thank you in advance !
> Regards,
> --
> --
> Benoit


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