[pve-devel] RFC: qemu-server : add cloudinit support

Wolfgang Bumiller w.bumiller at proxmox.com
Fri Jun 19 14:03:57 CEST 2015

On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 12:06:05PM +0200, Wolfgang Bumiller wrote:
> I had to change my mind there (again).
> If we add template support it might actually be a better idea to copy it
> off into /tmp and rsync it over after all. Because even if we do keep vm
> config changes as pending changes, template files which come from a
> different storage could be modified independently of the VM.
> Keeping it as files still shaves off a good 90% of the data ;-) (The
> isos were over 300K and the files only a few K)

PS: I've been playing around with windows and looked at the cloudbase
init code and it seems that windows might not support the configdrive as
a *partition* after all, so we're back to ISOs.

(I still hope my qemu patch makes it upstream, for my ego :-P)

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