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how nova-compute manage images in <instances_path>

asked 2013-05-24 07:04:04 -0500

chen-li gravatar image

When nova boot an instance, the image will copy from glance to nova-compute's <instances_path>. If we have many images, then after the cloud run a really long time, isn't all images in glance will have a copy at compute nodes' <instances_path> ? Isn't the space in <instances_path> will not enough ?

Thanks. -chen

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answered 2013-05-30 02:33:39 -0500

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There is a periodic_task named "_run_image_cache_manager_pass" in Nova-compute. Its utility is to manage the driver's local image cache.

Please check it~~

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