[pve-devel] [PATCH v7 qemu-server 00/10] cloudinit pending behaviour change

Fiona Ebner f.ebner at proxmox.com
Wed Jul 27 13:19:34 CEST 2022

Am 22.06.22 um 13:51 schrieb Alexandre Derumier:
> Hi,
> This is an attempt to cleanup current behaviour of cloudinit online changes.
> Currently, we setup cloudinit options as pending, until we generate the config drive.
> This is not 100% true, because some option like vm name, nic mac address can be changed,
> without going to pending, so user can't known if it need to regenerated it.
> Also, some can are very difficult to handle, if you hotplug a nic but it's failing,so pending,
> then you defined an ipconfig, and then you revert hotplug.
> or if you delete a nic, the ipconfig is no more displayed in the gui.
> So, instead of setting cloudinit values in pending,
> this patch serie copy the current cloudinit config in a new section [special:cloudinit],
> when the config drive is generated.
> This is only an hint, to allow to display diff between the generated cloudinit
> drive, and the current vm config.
> A new specific cloudinit config api is added too displaying the diff between current and generated config.
> Reminder: This need pve-manager depency bump first to check the version for live migration.

Without 10/10 and the version check in 03/10 adapted in accordance with
the above-mentioned bump (best done when applying):

Reviewed-by: Fiona Ebner <f.ebner at proxmox.com>

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