make a DataSource supporting simple local media (configdrive, simple iso)

Bug #857378 reported by Scott Moser on 2011-09-23
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
cloud-init
Medium
Unassigned
cloud-init (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Precise
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

This came up when talking with Soren on IRC.
We can now attach a OVF CDrom and seed cloud-init that way, but it would be nice to be able to do the same with a more friendly disk format.

Ie, if there were a disk (cdrom or disk) that had:
 * LABEL=cloudinit
 * user-data
 * meta-data

Or something like that. That would it trivial to attach a local disk and boot the images in "NoCloud".

Something in this general vicinity is 'configdrive' from openstack/nova.

It would be good to support configdrive right out of the box.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: cloud-init 0.6.1-0ubuntu19
ProcVersionSignature: User Name 3.0.0-11.18-virtual 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-11-virtual i686
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Sep 23 12:22:27 2011
Ec2AMI: ami-00000094
Ec2AMIManifest: FIXME
Ec2AvailabilityZone: nova
Ec2InstanceType: m1.small
Ec2Kernel: unavailable
Ec2Ramdisk: unavailable
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: cloud-init
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Related branches

Scott Moser (smoser) wrote :
Changed in cloud-init:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Changed in cloud-init (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package cloud-init - 0.6.3~bzr519-0ubuntu1

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cloud-init (0.6.3~bzr519-0ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  * New upstream snapshot.
    - [Mike Milner] add support for managing CA Certificates (LP: #915232)
    - in ci-info lines, use '.' to for empty field for easier machine reading
    - support empty lines in "#include" files (LP: #923043)
    - [Jef Baeur] support configuration of salt minions Bauer) (LP: #927795)
    - DataSourceOVF: only search for OVF data on ISO9660 filesystems (LP: #898373)
    - DataSourceConfigDrive: support getting data from openstack config drive
      (LP: #857378)
    - [Juerg Haefliger] formating and pylint cleanups
  * increase timeouts for initial config check for metadata service
    to address slow metadata service in openstack
  * add awareness of ConfigDrive data source
 -- Scott Moser <email address hidden> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 17:27:05 -0500

Changed in cloud-init (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Scott Moser (smoser) on 2012-03-05
Changed in cloud-init:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Scott Moser (smoser) on 2012-04-11
Changed in cloud-init:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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