[CentOS-devel] CentOS-6.4 OpenStack testing cloud images

Nux! nux at li.nux.ro
Thu Oct 24 21:34:16 UTC 2013


On 24.10.2013 17:38, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> CentOS-6.4 i386 and x86_64 images targetting OpenStack are now 
> available
> for testing at http://dev.centos.org/centos/hvm/ Images are available
> for KVM, Hyper-V, VMware, Xen and any other HVM hypervisor.  Although,
> the 6.x kernel has the pv support enabled, so should work fine under
> paravirt Xen as well.
> 
> Images are published as raw, qcow2 qcow2compressed and vpc ( vhd ) for
> both i386 and x86_64 CentOS-6.4 The images represent media versions, 
> and
> have not had an update run against them. Its highly recommended that 
> in
> testing, please check this version *then* do a yum update and repeat
> tests to ensure that there is no test result change in the 6.4+updates
> tree's.
> 
> Keeping in line with the general CentOS Cloud strategy, ie to help
> people migrate or investigate cloud instances, we expect the images to
> represent as close as possible to a real machine CentOS install ( ie. 
> no
> cloud specific user, people use root to login, selinux is enabled ).

This is great news, good job!

Really glad to see acpid was not excluded. Ctrl+alt+del ftw! :-)

One suggestion, please add also this to kernel command line so we can 
get some VNC output during boot as well:
console=tty0

I'm not sure if the included cloud-init contains the grow root feature, 
but if it does is LVM partitioning supported?


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