Commit 513c5e25 authored by Helga Velroyen's avatar Helga Velroyen
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Mention alternative template selection in design doc

This is a small adjustment of the design doc
'design-storagetypes.rst' with respect to the selection
of the default disk template.
Signed-off-by: default avatarHelga Velroyen <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarMichele Tartara <>
parent 72080db1
......@@ -57,7 +57,13 @@ a warning.
We consider the first disk template in the list to be the default template for
instance creation and storage reporting. This will remove the need to specify
the disk template with ``-t`` on instance creation.
the disk template with ``-t`` on instance creation. Note: It would be
better to take the default disk template from the node-group-specific
ipolicy. However, when using the iallocator, the nodegroup can only be
determined from the node which is determined by the iallocator, which in
turn needs the disk-template first. To solve this
chicken-and-egg-problem we first need to extend 'gnt-instance add' to
accept a nodegroup in the first place.
Currently, cluster-wide dis/enabling of disk templates is not implemented
consistently. ``lvm`` based disk templates are enabled by specifying a volume
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