Create plain FS on-the-fly
|Assignee:||Javi Fontan||% Done:|
|Category:||Drivers - Auth|
|Target version:||Release 1.4|
Usually a VM image includes a scratch directory to store temporary data. This storage is packed in the image file, which in turns reduce the efficiency of the system: additional storage is needed, and clone/transfer times increase.
OpenNebula TM can easily create those scratch FS, as it is now doing for swap. This could be specified in the VM template like this:
#1 Updated by Javi Fontan almost 12 years ago
I would use TYPE to say disk or diskimage as TYPE is also used to specify a swap image. Another paremeter like FORMAT should be added to tell the format of the newly created image. This way FORMAT can be passed directly to the driver and the core can be file system agnostic.