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Re: [Ovirt-devel] RFC: Advanced Storage Configuration



On 04/16/2010 01:51 PM, Alan Pevec wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 3:18 PM, Ricardo Marin Matinata
> <matinata br ibm com> wrote:
>> - Addition of a new top level install menu called "Advanced Storage
>> Configuration" where one can select a storage device to which should the
>> guest's images be stored.
>> - Next to the device selection, creates a new volume group -
>> HostVG-Images - to be mounted at /images
>> - Perform adjustments do /var/lib/libvirt/images "mount binds"
>> against /images
> 
> This sound good, I would just like to extend this and allow also
> separation of swap LV into separate VG.
> It also makes sense to organize all of these option as a sub-menu
> under storage configuration.
> One more aspect is to extend the syntax of "storage_vol" boot
> parameter to support autoinstalls with advanced storage
> configurations:
> 
>  storage_vol=<DISK>,<VG>,<LV>,<SIZE_MB>:...
> 
> instead of current format:
> storage_vol=BOOT_MB:SWAP_MB:ROOT_MB:CONFIG_MB:LOGGING_MB:DATA_MB
> 
> Any other ideas what else should we have in the storage configuration sub-menu?

This all sounds good.  Only thing we also discussed was swap encryption

Perry


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