FAI build using a small disk image with LACP support
andrew at etc.gen.nz
Tue Mar 3 07:45:33 CET 2020
On Fri, 2020-02-28 at 09:24 +0100, Thomas Lange wrote:
> > > > > > On Fri, 28 Feb 2020 16:21:38 +1300, Andrew Ruthven <
> > > > > > andrew at etc.gen.nz> said:
> > All the servers support Redfish, so I can script uploading a
> disk image
> > to be booted from.
> > What I'm thinking is prepare a FAI boot image based on an
> nfsroot, with
> > minimal configuration to bring up a degraded LACP bond.
> > Has anyone already done this?
> No. But....
> using fai-cd you can create different flavours of a boot CD.
> A boot CD with just the kernel and the initrd, or a CD including
> additionally the nfsroot.
> In your case a boot only CD (kernel+initrd) should be fine. Have a
> look at the man page dracut.cmdline(7) (which we are using to build
> the initrd). This includes already options for bonding:
That sounds like it would be ideal, I'll give it a shot and report
Andrew Ruthven, Wellington, New Zealand
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