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a71f835e 02/17/2012 12:52 pm Michael Hanselmann

gnt-instance modify: Support new-style NIC/disk modifications

This patch adds support for adding/removing NICs/disks at arbitrary
indices on the command line. To add a disk at a specified index, use
“--disk 3:size=16G”. To remove the second disk, use “--disk 2:remove”....

7ed400f0 02/10/2012 05:10 pm Stratos Psomadakis

rbd disk template documentation and manpages

Add documentation and modify manpages for the RBD disk template.

Signed-off-by: Constantinos Venetsanopoulos <>
Signed-off-by: Stratos Psomadakis <>
Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>...

8c0b16f6 01/26/2012 06:33 pm Guido Trotter

cli/opcodes: add a --no-runtime-changes migrate opt

This will be used for now to avoid ballooning memory at live migration time.

Signed-off-by: Guido Trotter <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

735e1318 01/25/2012 03:36 pm Michael Hanselmann

gnt-instance recreate-disks: Allow specifying new size

With this change a new disk size can be specified when recreating disks.

Signed-off-by: Michael Hanselmann <>
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

2c0af7da 01/18/2012 06:03 pm Guido Trotter

gnt-instance modify -m|--runtime-memory

Signed-off-by: Guido Trotter <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

893e8f49 01/16/2012 10:36 am René Nussbaumer

gnt-instance: Adapt replace-disks to the new opcode

Signed-off-by: René Nussbaumer <>
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

10889e0c 01/06/2012 02:46 pm René Nussbaumer

gnt-instance: Adding instance policy to add

Signed-off-by: René Nussbaumer <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

1559e1e7 01/06/2012 02:46 pm René Nussbaumer

gnt-instance: Adding verification of instance policy to modify

Signed-off-by: René Nussbaumer <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

92cf62e3 01/06/2012 02:46 pm René Nussbaumer

gnt-instance: Adding instance policy to move

Signed-off-by: René Nussbaumer <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

3ed23330 01/06/2012 02:46 pm René Nussbaumer

gnt-instance: Adding instance policy to migrate

Signed-off-by: René Nussbaumer <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

b6aaf437 01/06/2012 02:46 pm René Nussbaumer

gnt-instance: Adding instance policy to failover

Signed-off-by: René Nussbaumer <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

11dc66f3 12/08/2011 11:51 am Bernardo Dal Seno

Add new back-end parameter "always_failover"

Instances that have this parameter is set to True are never migrated, but
instead they can only fail over. There are some cases where freezing the
kernel may cause problems, and hence this behavior is preferable....

1cdc9dbb 12/08/2011 11:40 am Bernardo Dal Seno

manpages: Fix small errors in documentation

Mostly typos, except for the output of "gnt-instance migrate" in an
example, which has been updated to the current version

Signed-off-by: Bernardo Dal Seno <>
Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>...

90bb3fe1 11/22/2011 07:55 pm Guido Trotter

manpages: update beparams explanations

Signed-off-by: Guido Trotter <>
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

bafb5067 11/17/2011 05:24 pm Agata Murawska

Man page update: online/offline state of instance

Signed-off-by: Agata Murawska <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

3e40b587 09/20/2011 06:03 pm Andrea Spadaccini

Add tls_ciphers and use_vdagent options

Signed-off-by: Andrea Spadaccini <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

b8a10435 09/20/2011 05:04 pm Andrea Spadaccini

Updated man pages with new SPICE TLS options

man/gnt-cluster.rst:
  • documented the --new-spice-certificate, --spice-certificate and
    --spice-ca-certificate options of renew-crypto.
man/gnt-instance.rst:
  • documented the spice_use_tls KVM hypervisor option....
ea064d24 09/13/2011 03:35 pm Andrea Spadaccini

Add SPICE compression and streaming options

Add the following SPICE audio/image compression and video streaming
detection hypervisor options:

  • spice_image_compression
  • spice_jpeg_wan_compression
  • spice_zlib_glz_wan_compression
  • spice_streaming_video...
b451c4c7 09/03/2011 01:03 pm Andrea Spadaccini

Added password for SPICE sessions

Added an optional parameter called spice_password_file that allows
the user to protect the SPICE login with the password contained in
the specified file.

Signed-off-by: Andrea Spadaccini <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

3ef02bec 08/12/2011 06:26 pm Andrea Spadaccini

Added documentation for gnt-instance remove --force in the man page

Signed-off-by: Andrea Spadaccini <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

c7570029 08/12/2011 06:08 pm Andrea Spadaccini

Added documentation for SPICE options in the gnt-instance man page

Signed-off-by: Andrea Spadaccini <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

bd2a5569 08/04/2011 04:18 pm Michael Hanselmann

Add “gnt-instance change-group” command

Signed-off-by: Michael Hanselmann <>
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

a6a3efe4 08/03/2011 07:21 pm Iustin Pop

Fix documentation of gnt-instance failover

Explain that we only start the instance on the new node if it was
originally running.

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

990ade2d 07/29/2011 01:59 pm Stephen Shirley

Add "reboot_behavior" hypervisor flag

During instance installations, you do not want the instance to reboot
and start again with the same parameters, as that will most likely
re-start the install process. Therefore, when the instance requests a
reboot it should instead shutdown. This flag allows this to be...

4f580fef 07/21/2011 08:38 am Sébastien Bocahu

Add support for KVM keymaps

Signed-off-by: Sébastien Bocahu <>
Signed-off-by: Michael Hanselmann <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

b795a775 07/11/2011 05:53 pm Michael Hanselmann

Merge branch 'devel-2.4'

  • devel-2.4:
    ht: Add new check for numbers
    Fix off-by-one bug in job serial generation
    Shorten some unbreakable lines in man pages
    Correct some spelling mistakes
    Fix bug in recreate-disks for DRBD instances
    Fix a lint warning...
323f9095 07/08/2011 03:15 pm Stephen Shirley

Add gnt-instance start --pause

Creates the instance, but pauses execution before booting. This combined
with 'gnt-instance console' unpausing instances means that the entire
boot process can be viewed and monitored.

Signed-off-by: Stephen Shirley <>...

f7b769b1 07/01/2011 05:17 pm Iustin Pop

Correct some spelling mistakes

New lintian is even smarter:

- overriden → overridden
- allows to → allows one to

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>
Reviewed-by: Guido Trotter <>

fa23cc50 06/14/2011 03:46 pm Stephen Shirley

Fix a couple of typos

Signed-off-by: Stephen Shirley <>
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

6aac5aef 05/20/2011 11:11 am Iustin Pop

Merge remote branch 'origin/devel-2.4'

  • origin/devel-2.4:
    Fix errors in hooks documentation
    Clarify a bit the noded man page
    Note --no-remember in NEWS
    Switch QA over to using instance stop --no-remember
    Implement no_remember at RAPI level
    Implement no_remember at CLI level...
885a0fc4 05/16/2011 04:24 pm Iustin Pop

Implement no_remember at CLI level

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>
Reviewed-by: René Nussbaumer <>

bb851c63 05/12/2011 03:40 pm Iustin Pop

Fix a bug in LUInstanceMove

The opcode parameter ignore_consistency was used in the LU, but not
actually declared in the OpCode. The patch adds it in the opcode and
the command line client.

ObQuote — Please, please, can I have static typing?

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>...

93384b8c 05/11/2011 05:14 pm Guido Trotter

Merge branch 'devel-2.4'

  • devel-2.4:
    Use floppy disk and a second CDROM on KVM
    Document the selection of instance kernels
    Make root_path an optional hypervisor parameter
    Some man page updates
    Add 2 new variables to the OS scripts environment
    Add --no-wait-for-sync when converting to drbd...
7adf7814 05/10/2011 11:48 am René Nussbaumer

Make root_path an optional hypervisor parameter

This will allow us an easy migration to pv-grub, because a set root_path
confused pv-grub.

Signed-off-by: René Nussbaumer <>
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

0a68e0ff 05/09/2011 03:26 pm Iustin Pop

Some man page updates

This adds documentation for both the short and long form of many
options (which was inconsistent before: in some cases only the short
form was used, in others only the long form).

Note that the standard this patch adopts is to document both forms as...

456798ab 05/09/2011 02:22 pm Iustin Pop

Add --no-wait-for-sync when converting to drbd

Currently, when converting an instance from plain to DRBD, the
instance is blocked during the entire resync period. This patch adds
the --no-wait-for-sync so that the operation finishes as soon as the
DRBD sync has started, without waiting for the entire sync. This makes...

c8a96ae7 05/09/2011 12:18 pm Iustin Pop

Recreate instance disks: allow changing nodes

This patch introduces the option of changing an instance's nodes when
doing the disk recreation. The rationale is that currently if an
instance lives on a node that has gone down and is marked offline,
it's not possible to re-create the disks and reinstall the instance on...

9d0671ba 05/04/2011 03:13 pm Iustin Pop

Re-wrap and fix formatting issues in gnt-instance.rst

This is mostly rewrapping plus fixing a few small issues in
gnt-instance.rst.

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>
Reviewed-by: Michael Hanselmann <>

81dd9bd1 05/04/2011 12:25 pm Marco Casavecchia

Documentation for the new parameters for KVM

Options added/updated are: cdrom2_image_path, floppy_image_path,
cdrom_disk_type and boot_order.

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>
[: small formatting update]
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

580c971e 04/29/2011 03:38 pm Michael Hanselmann

Merge branch 'devel-2.4'

  • devel-2.4: (24 commits)
    mlock: fail gracefully if libc.so.6 cannot be loaded
    Allow creating the DRBD metadev in a different VG
    Make _GenerateDRBD8Branch accept different VG names
    Fix WriteFile with unicode data
    Replace disks: keep the meta device in the same VG...
87001920 04/28/2011 01:03 pm Iustin Pop

Allow creating the DRBD metadev in a different VG

This is a simple change to allow specifying a different VG for the
meta device during the creation of instances and addition of disks via
gnt-instance modify.

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>...

b5a418aa 04/21/2011 03:41 pm Michael Hanselmann

Quote filename in gnt-instance.8

Signed-off-by: Michael Hanselmann <>
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

9ff4f2c0 04/19/2011 04:11 pm Michael Hanselmann

Update manpages and other documents with editor settings

No rewrapping is done in this patch, just updates to the settings.

Signed-off-by: Michael Hanselmann <>
Reviewed-by: René Nussbaumer <>

87e87959 04/19/2011 03:54 pm Michael Hanselmann

gnt-instance list: Query filter support

Update manpage, quote field names.

Signed-off-by: Michael Hanselmann <>
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

69d1b79d 04/13/2011 01:00 pm Michael Hanselmann

gnt-instance.8: Fix wrongly formatted title

Signed-off-by: Michael Hanselmann <>
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

e9c487be 04/06/2011 04:03 pm René Nussbaumer

gnt-instance migrate: Adding --allow-failover option

Signed-off-by: René Nussbaumer <>
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

a84d1115 03/04/2011 11:52 am René Nussbaumer

gnt-instance rename: Update the man-page

In commit 31fe5102a a additional check was added. This patch rephrases
the man page accordingly to address this change.

Signed-off-by: René Nussbaumer <>
Reviewed-by: Iustin Pop <>

fcdb582d 02/24/2011 03:25 pm Michael Hanselmann

Generate query fields in man pages

This patch replaces the hand-written lists of fields, sometimes
incomplete, wrong or inconsistent, with generated ones. What's not very
nice yet is the representation for numbered lists (“nic.ip/0: IP address
of 1st network interface”, “nic.ip/1: IP address of 2nd network...

f0b1bafe 02/18/2011 04:47 pm Iustin Pop

Change the list formatting to a 'special' chars

And also enable verbose display via the, well, verbose option. Man
page and tests are updated, and the formatting is moved from 4 if
statements to a data structure.

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>...

e431074f 01/28/2011 02:42 pm René Nussbaumer

Fix instance list for instances running multiple times

If for some reason (e.g. failed migration) one instance is running
on multiple nodes the output can become inconsistent. To get that error
and make it consistent between runs we make the call on the secondary...

c9c41373 01/26/2011 06:53 pm Iustin Pop

Deactivate disks: allow skipping hypervisor checks

In some cases (e.g. the hypervisor not running at all), we might want
to force disk deactivation, skipping the hypervisor checks. I believe
this is not a good thing to do all the time, so this patch adds the...

a53cd1f4 01/26/2011 04:50 pm Iustin Pop

Further man page updates for OS parameters

Also replace one UTF-8 char with the ASCII equivalent, not all Pandoc
versions support it.

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>
Reviewed-by: René Nussbaumer <>

cee32223 12/31/2010 02:52 pm Michael Hanselmann

Merge branch 'devel-2.3'

  • devel-2.3:
    Fix typo in gnt-instance manpage
    jqueue: Fix cancelling while in waitlock in queue
    cli: Extend message for LUXI timeouts
    Fix timeout handling in LUXI client

Conflicts:
man/gnt-instance.sgml: Trivial merge in gnt-instance.rst...

b82c5ff5 12/14/2010 03:23 pm Michael Hanselmann

Convert “gnt-instance list” to query2

Signed-off-by: Michael Hanselmann <>
Reviewed-by: René Nussbaumer <>

525011bc 11/27/2010 06:11 pm Maciej Bliziński

Adding blockdev_prefix to hypervisor options

Allows to install Red Hat based systems, for example Oracle Linux.
Tested with OEL.

The hypervisor by default offers a device named 'sda'. If the SCSI
module is already loaded, the disk device can't be created due to naming...

7af3534e 11/25/2010 01:21 pm Dmitry Chernyak

Added "vg" argument to the --disk syntax

Added "vg" argument to the "gnt-instance ... --disk" syntax specification.
Now is ok to write:

gnt-instance add ... --disk N:size=NNg,vg=VG_NAME ...

But not all internal structures are ready to handle this yet.
...

972a114f 11/19/2010 06:26 pm Iustin Pop

Merge branch 'devel-2.3'

  • devel-2.3:
    Updates NEWS and configure.ac for 2.3.0~rc1
    Update NEWS & configure.ac for the 2.2.2 release
    Fix documentation regarding conversion to drbd
    Fix documentation regarding conversion to drbd
    Reinstall instance: disallow offline secondaries...
56956bcb 11/15/2010 07:34 pm Iustin Pop

Some further man tweaks

This fixes one non-defined CUSTOM_ entry, and replaces two hardcoded
paths with further configure-time variables.

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>
Reviewed-by: René Nussbaumer <>

1b7f2c85 11/15/2010 07:34 pm Iustin Pop

Add RST version of gnt-instance man page

Signed-off-by: Iustin Pop <>
Reviewed-by: René Nussbaumer <>