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

Wed Jan 8 13:00:10 UTC 2014
Florian La Roche <Florian.LaRoche at gmx.net>

Hello Karanbir Singh,

On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 05:38:18PM +0100, 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 ).
> With some exceptions like isdn support is removed, as is cups and
> bluetooth since those things make little sense on a cloud instance (
> nothing stopping the users from installing them later if they need to ).

Are there also CentOS-6.5 images available? Or has the repository moved
to a more official CentOS location and has newer releases available?

> The overall aim is to be ready for inclusion of Cloud image release in
> sync with iso and distro release for next-version ( 6.5 most likely ).

Might not have happened. I think official CentOS cloud images are
really important and should be shared broadly.

best regards from Germany,

Florian La Roche