[et-mgmt-tools] RFC: Pushing virt-image data into Cobbler
mdehaan at redhat.com
Tue Nov 25 21:38:50 UTC 2008
Michael DeHaan wrote:
> Bryan Kearney wrote:
>> As part of the adk work, we have some code which reads the
>> virt-image.xml file and pushes the metadata into cobbler. You can see
>> the code at .
>> I would like to push this down into the virt-tools. It does not
>> really fit as part of any of the existing tools. Would folks be ok
>> with a virt-cobbler tool? Or perhaps virt-publish?
>> -- bk
>>  http://tinyurl.com/5s5kje
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> Random thought -- If this can be run locally as root, and I guess it
> can, you could just use the local Cobbler API and avoid the
> authentication issues.
> My preference would be to keep this part of the ADK package as it
> wouldn't be useful unless someone installed the ADK and is probably
> lightweight enough to keep in that package, but having it documented
> on the Cobbler Wiki for folks to be able to find out about it would
> definitely be interesting -- even if that's a pointer to the ADK Wiki.
> FYI -- I imagine most folks here don't know what the ADK is. Bryan
> is referring to http://thincrust.et.redhat.com -- he can give better
> background info on this than I can, so I'll let him do that and
> explain why it is interesting and what the Cobbler pieces do.
Actually folks here might, I thought this was posted to Cobbler list.
Heck, even /I/ could use the explanation though :)
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