Earlier this month I got a new task at Linaro: to take a look at LOCI project. How they are building container images with OpenStack components and does it work on AArch64. And fix it if it does not. So
During last few days I was in Kraków, Poland at OpenStack Days conference. It had two (Tuesday) or three (Monday) tracks filled with talks. Of different quality as it happens on such small events. Detailed list of presentations is available
During last week I was in Dublin, Ireland on OpenStack PTG. It was also the worst weather since 1982. There was snow and strong wind so conference quickly got renamed to SnowpenStack. The main reasons for me to be there
OpenStack community released ‘queens’ version this week. IMHO it is quite important moment for AArch64 community as well because it works out of the box for us. Gone are things like setting hw_firmware_type=uefi for each image you upload to Glance —
You run VM instance. Nevermind is it part of OpenStack setup or just local one started using Boxes, virt-manager, virsh or other that kind of fronted to libvirt daemon. And then you want to add some virtual hardware to it.
OpenStack users are used to have graphical console available. They take it for granted even. But we lacked it… When we started working on OpenStack on 64-bit ARM there were many things missing. Most of them got sorted out already.