Commit a53cd1f4 authored by Iustin Pop's avatar Iustin Pop

Further man page updates for OS parameters

Also replace one UTF-8 char with the ASCII equivalent, not all Pandoc
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Signed-off-by: default avatarIustin Pop <iustin@google.com>
Reviewed-by: default avatarRené Nussbaumer <rn@google.com>
parent a01dd3c6
......@@ -272,7 +272,7 @@ example::
The parameters can then be used in instance add or modification, as
follows::
# gnt-instance add -O dhcp=no,root_size=8
# gnt-instance add -O dhcp=no,root_size=8 ...
NOTES
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......@@ -34,6 +34,7 @@ ADD
| [--net=*N* [:options...] \| --no-nics]
| [-B *BEPARAMS*]
| [-H *HYPERVISOR* [: option=*value*... ]]
| [-O, --os-parameters *param*=*value*... ]
| [--file-storage-dir *dir\_path*] [--file-driver {loop \| blktap}]
| {-n *node[:secondary-node]* \| --iallocator *name*}
| {-o *os-type*}
......@@ -127,8 +128,6 @@ The ``-B`` option specifies the backend parameters for the
instance. If no such parameters are specified, the values are
inherited from the cluster. Possible parameters are:
memory
the memory size of the instance; as usual, suffixes can be used to
denote the unit, otherwise the value is taken in mebibites
......@@ -151,8 +150,6 @@ the cluster defaults at cluster creation time.
The possible hypervisor options are as follows:
boot\_order
Valid for the Xen HVM and KVM hypervisors.
......@@ -411,6 +408,14 @@ usb\_mouse
"tablet".
The ``-O`` (``--os-parameters``) option allows customisation of the OS
parameters. The actual parameter names and values depends on the OS
being used, but the syntax is the same key=value. For example, setting
a hypothetical ``dhcp`` parameter to yes can be achieved by::
gnt-instance add -O dhcp=yes ...
The ``--iallocator`` option specifies the instance allocator plugin
to use. If you pass in this option the allocator will select nodes
for this instance automatically, so you don't need to pass them
......@@ -853,6 +858,7 @@ MODIFY
| --disk *N*:mode=*MODE*]
| [-t plain | -t drbd -n *new_secondary*]
| [--os-type=*OS* [--force-variant]]
| [-O, --os-parameters *param*=*value*... ]
| [--submit]
| {*instance*}
......@@ -861,9 +867,9 @@ and/or nic parameters for an instance. It can also add and remove
disks and NICs to/from the instance. Note that you need to give at
least one of the arguments, otherwise the command complains.
The ``-H`` option specifies hypervisor options in the form of
name=value[,...]. For details which options can be specified, see
the **add** command.
The ``-H``, ``-B`` and ``-O`` options specifies hypervisor, backend
and OS parameter options in the form of name=value[,...]. For details
which options can be specified, see the **add** command.
The ``-t`` option will change the disk template of the instance.
Currently only conversions between the plain and drbd disk templates
......@@ -911,8 +917,8 @@ instance(s) must be stopped when running this command. If the
The ``--select-os`` option switches to an interactive OS reinstall.
The user is prompted to select the OS template from the list of
available OS templates. OS parameters can be overridden using
``-O``.
available OS templates. OS parameters can be overridden using ``-O``
(more documentation for this option under the **add** command).
Since this is a potentially dangerous command, the user will be
required to confirm this action, unless the ``-f`` flag is passed.
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