[Rdo-list] CentOS 6.5 Guest image file available now

Steven Dake sdake at redhat.com
Mon Jan 20 18:58:58 UTC 2014

On 01/20/2014 11:52 AM, Jeff Peeler wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 04:43:05PM -0700, Steven Dake wrote:
>> On 01/17/2014 03:20 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>> hi Guys,
>>> Worth noting that we are going to be pushing OpenStack specific images
>>> in a few days as well from the centos.org side; These are also the
>>> images we will work with vendors to upstream into various public
>>> openstack offerings.
>> Karanbir,
>> Would you be opposed to adding the heat-cfntools RPM in the pre-built CentOS
>> image that is OpenStack specific?  We do this for Fedora 20+ as well as RHEL
>> 6.5.  The RPM is very small and has only one dependency IIRC and has no init
>> scripts or any default startup that would result in breakage of the
>> software.
>> Also, I'm unclear if your planning to add cloud-init to the image, but I
>> would highly recommend cloud-init for your default images and this is
>> mandatory to have Heat + CentOS + OpenStack integration.
>> The heat_cfntools package is necessary for using Heat with Openstack guest
>> images.
>> If your not opposed, I've copied Jeff Peeler (Heat Core developer) to sort
>> out the implementation details from an engineering perspective.
> heat-cfntools seems to be in the kickstart file already (as well as
> cloud-init), is there anything else that needs to be done?
> http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/openstack/guest-images/centos6.ks
Guess I should RTFS :)  Thanks Jeff - I think we are ready to roll 
although verifying the image works in Heat would be helpful :).


>>> One big difference is that we push an etc/cloud snippet to disable
>>> cloud-user and enable root logins ( without passwords ).
>>> These images ( for c5/c6 on 32bit/64bit ) are due to be pushed on the
>>> 22nd Jan, and will go via the regular distribution channels.
>>> - KB
>>> On 01/17/2014 05:59 PM, Mike Burns wrote:
>>>> Thanks to Joey Boggs for putting this together.
>>>> A prebuilt guest-image for CentOS 6.5 has been posted to the RDO yum
>>>> repository along with the kickstart used to generate it. [1]  This was
>>>> done in response to the conversation on IRC earlier.
>>>> The eventual plan would be to have this image owned and generated by the
>>>> CentOS community, perhaps as part of the Cloud SIG.  This is just a
>>>> stopgap measure until the SIG is up and running.
>>>> Let us know if you find any issues with it.
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Mike
>>>> [1] http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/openstack/guest-images/

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