Commit 168c7cc6 authored by Jose A. Lopes's avatar Jose A. Lopes
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Helper method to handle the OS install package

This helper method either picks up the package passed through the OS
parameters or creates a new package and updates the instance's OS
parameters.  This allows users to add their own OS install package.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJose A. Lopes <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarHrvoje Ribicic <>
parent eb4d938e
......@@ -1511,6 +1511,35 @@ class LUInstanceCreate(LogicalUnit):
result.Warn("Failed to run rename script for %s on node %s" %
(self.op.instance_name,, self.LogWarning)
def UpdateInstanceOsInstallPackage(self, feedback_fn, instance):
"""Updates the OS parameter 'os-install-package' for an instance.
The OS install package is an archive containing an OS definition
and a file containing the environment variables needed to run the
The OS install package is served by the metadata daemon to the
instances, so the OS scripts can run inside the virtualized
@type feedback_fn: callable
@param feedback_fn: function used send feedback back to the caller
@type instance: L{objects.Instance}
@param instance: instance for which the OS parameter
'os-install-package' is updated
if "os-install-package" in instance.osparams:
feedback_fn("Using OS install package '%s'" %
result = self.rpc.call_os_export(instance.primary_node, instance)
result.Raise("Could not export OS '%s'" % instance.os)
instance.osparams["os-install-package"] = result.payload
feedback_fn("Created OS install package '%s'" % result.payload)
def Exec(self, feedback_fn):
"""Create and add the instance to the cluster.
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