[CentOS-devel] how minimal is a minimal too minimal

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 20:30:08 UTC 2014


On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 3:25 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> On 03/19/2014 07:10 PM, Pat Riehecky wrote:
>> How would a 'micro' installation suggest installing software so
>> that the image does something useful without yum?
>
> libguestfs does quite a bit of the post-image-instantiation work
> already, eg: running a ceph cluster inside a VM using micro instances
> to represent nodes would be fairly simple.
>
> In the xen images, we already do guestfs injection of keys/passphrases
> etc.

So is this going to be a special-case just for VMs?  Maybe there
should be some post-install magic hook for salt/puppet/chef for non-VM
central management.

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   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com


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