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how can i mount cdrom in to opentack instance

asked 2016-07-10 04:28:34 -0600

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Is there any way to mount cdrom in to openstack environment . i want create local repository for my redhat instances

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answered 2016-07-10 11:09:35 -0600

Create an image from the cdrom iso. Create a volume from the image. Attach the volume to the instance.

openstack image create NEW_IMAGE_NAME --file CDROM_IMAGE.iso --disk-format iso --container-format bare
openstack volume create NEW_VOLUME_NAME --image NEW_IMAGE_NAME --size 1
openstack server add volume INSTANCE_NAME NEW_VOLUME_NAME

The volume can then be mounted in the instance using mount. Make the mount permanent by adding an entry to /etc/fstab.

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answered 2017-02-21 03:49:33 -0600

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updated 2017-02-21 03:54:01 -0600

You may want to set some additional image settings to force the load as IDE?

openstack image set --property hw_cdrom_bus=ide --property hw_disk_bus=ide NEW_IMAGE_NAME

It then will be attached as /dev/hdX

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