On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 21:23 -0800, brett lentz wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 9:19 PM, Stephen John Smoogen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 21:11, seth vidal <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 17:13 -0700, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> >>> Ok this may seem silly, but after wading through a bunch of kickstarts
> >>> today trying to find out which ones are for what.. could we
> >>> standardize on a convention? We have a couple
> >>> I like this one:
> >>> <host type>-<os>-<os-release>-<special>
> >>> Examples.
> >>> kvm-rhel-5-nfs
> >>> xen-rhel-6-nohd
> >>> hardware-rhel-5-xenserver
> >>> hardware-rhel-5-nohd
> >>> Once we have a convention, I can go and rename stuff to meet it (maybe
> >>> put the kickstarts under a git tree also?)
> >> under a git, tree, sure - but do not, do not, do not, split the git tree
> >> into staging/production branches. There's no point in that for the
> >> kickstarts.
> >> also - unless there is a compelling reason to - why don't we assume that
> >> all new builds are rhel6 - and therefore kvm?
> > The compelling reason I see is that it will be about 6-12 months
> > before we have converted all our el5's to el6's so its probably a good
> > idea to keep the other naming scheme around til then. [And just in
> > case EL7 decides to go use oracle btrfs containers.. might as well
> > just put the name in the front so we don't get confused in 2-3 years
> > time
> Forgive the question if it's already in place. I haven't checked.
> Are these hand-crafted kickstarts? If so, why not use Cobbler (which
> supports using Git to version control all of its config files
> I'm a big fan of being able to do 'koan --replace-self' on a system
> when it's time to upgrade/reprovision.
b/c setting up cobbler is one more piece of infrastructure we don't
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