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asked 2013-12-20 12:41:11 -0500

Leonard gravatar image

How should I partition a server for a single node running both cloud controller and nova compute?

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answered 2013-12-20 13:24:28 -0500

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I would recommend an LVM VG named system with root (50GB) and swap (youll need to determine this).

A seperate LVM VG can be created for cinder volumes on the same disk(s).

That is what I used for initial testing.

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thank you very much sam. the documentation is a little confusing for me. how can I add the LVM VG to the compute node?

Leonard gravatar imageLeonard ( 2013-12-23 01:41:01 -0500 )edit

If you are asking how to set up LVM, that is more of a distro question, and less of an openstack one. I would look at your distros documentation on setting up LVM Volume Groups for more info. -- If you are asking how to use VG "cinder-volumes" on the compute node, it gets shared out automatically.

SamYaple gravatar imageSamYaple ( 2013-12-23 08:06:17 -0500 )edit

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