Feature #1007

Use dd for deployment of Linux images

Added by Vangelis Koukis about 11 years ago. Updated almost 11 years ago.

Status:Closed Start date:08/04/2011
Priority:High Due date:
Assignee:Nikos Skalkotos % Done:


Category:Cyclades Images Spent time: -
Target version:v0.6


Use dd to do sequential I/O with very large blocks for the deployment of Linux images.
This is the Linux version of #965 and is closely related to #969: After the dd is done,
the OS provisioning process becomes a customization step, which modifies an existing filesystem.

Related issues

related to Synnefo - Feature #965: Get rid of ntfsclone for deployment of Windows Images Closed 07/29/2011
related to Synnefo - Feature #969: Remove all-host based processing of (potentially user-pro... Closed 07/29/2011
related to Synnefo - Feature #967: Monitor the number of blocks actually synced to disk Resolved 07/29/2011
related to Synnefo - Bug #1504: snf-progress-monitor should set progress to 100% on compl... Closed 10/17/2011 11/11/2011


#1 Updated by Vangelis Koukis almost 11 years ago

  • Target version changed from v0.5.5 to v0.6

#2 Updated by Vangelis Koukis almost 11 years ago

  • Status changed from Assigned to Closed

Support for extdump-type images, deployed directly to the target disk using dd has gone into the Synnefo-specific ganeti-instance-image, closing ticket.

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