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.
Do you know what is the most popular PC machine nowadays? It is “simple” PCI based x86(-64) machine with i440fx chipset and some expansion cards. Everyone is using them daily. Often you do not even realise that things you do
Let me introduce new awesome project: YADIBP. It is cool, foss, awesome, the one and only and invented here instead of there. And it does exactly what it has to do and in a way it has to be done.
I am working on getting OpenStack running on AArch64 architecture, right? So recently I went from “just” building images to also using them to deploy working “cloud” setup. And that resulted in new sets of patches, updates to patches, discussions… OpenStack