Commit 058f5b86 authored by Nikos Skalkotos's avatar Nikos Skalkotos
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Rephrase the caveats on image creation doc section

Thank you cven.
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Choosing *YES* will create the image and upload it to your *~okeanos* account.
Things you need to pay attention to when creating images
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Some caveats on image creation
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Para-virtualized drivers
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*~Okeanos* uses the *VirtIO* framework. The disk I/O controller and the Ethernet
cards on the VM instances are para-virtualized and need special *VirtIO* drivers.
Those drivers are included in the Linux Kernel mainline since version 2.6.25
and are shipped with all the popular Linux distributions. The problem is that
if the driver for the para-virtualized disk I/O controller is built as
module, it needs to be preloaded using an initial ramdisk, otherwise the VM
will not be able to boot.
*~Okeanos* uses the *VirtIO* framework. The disk I/O controller and the
Ethernet cards on the VM instances are para-virtualized and need special
*VirtIO* drivers. Those drivers are included in the Linux Kernel mainline since
version 2.6.25 and are shipped with all the popular Linux distributions. The
problem is that if the driver for the para-virtualized disk I/O controller is
built as module, it needs to be preloaded using an initial ramdisk, otherwise
the VM will not be able to boot.
In the image creation demonstration above, we initially installed the Ubuntu
system on a hard disk (*ubuntu_hd.raw*) that was connected on a
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