Anaconda/Features/SeparateISCSI

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= Support for installer networking reconfiguration (partial - stage2) =
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= Support installation to iSCSI via separate NIC =
  
 
== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
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Support installations using one NIC for fetching packages and a different one to back iSCSI storage.
  
 
== Owner ==
 
== Owner ==
* Name: [[User:Rvykydal|Radek Vykydal]]
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* Name: [[User:Rvykydal| Radek Vykydal]]
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* Email: <rvykydal@redhat.com>
  
 
== Current status ==
 
== Current status ==
* Targeted release: TBD
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* Targeted release: Fedora 15
* Last updated: 2011-01-13
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* Last updated: 2011-01-19
* Percentage of completion: 0%
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* Percentage of completion: 90%
  
 
== Detailed Description ==
 
== Detailed Description ==
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https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=638131
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This requires ability to enable more than one network devices in loader while preserving current behaviour of kickstart <code>network</code> command, which means adding of new <code>network --activate</code> option. Also now when more devices come into play, option that allows to prevent grabbing of default route by additional (e.g. iSCSI dedicated) device is needed (<code>--nodefroute</code>).
  
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
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Wider range of iSCSI installations.
  
 
== Scope ==
 
== Scope ==
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anaconda: kickstart network configuration only
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pykickstart
  
 
== Test Plan ==
 
== Test Plan ==
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Configuration desired in the feature should work, new kickstart options work as expected.
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Other configurations shouldn't be broken keeping the old behaviour, especially these cases:
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* using iSCSI and single NIC
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* more than one <code>network</code> commands in kickstart
  
 
== User Experience ==
 
== User Experience ==
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No change.
  
 
== Dependencies ==
 
== Dependencies ==
  
 
== Contingency Plan ==
 
== Contingency Plan ==
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Disabling new options. The feature is supposed to keep behaviour of existing configurations.
  
 
== Documentation ==
 
== Documentation ==
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New kickstart <code>network</code> command options.
  
 
== Release Notes ==
 
== Release Notes ==
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Added installation case should be mentioned. Not sure about heralding of new possibility to activate more devices using kickstart in general.
  
 
[[Category:Anaconda]]
 
[[Category:Anaconda]]

Latest revision as of 12:48, 19 January 2011

Contents

[edit] Support installation to iSCSI via separate NIC

[edit] Summary

Support installations using one NIC for fetching packages and a different one to back iSCSI storage.

[edit] Owner

[edit] Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 15
  • Last updated: 2011-01-19
  • Percentage of completion: 90%

[edit] Detailed Description

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=638131

This requires ability to enable more than one network devices in loader while preserving current behaviour of kickstart network command, which means adding of new network --activate option. Also now when more devices come into play, option that allows to prevent grabbing of default route by additional (e.g. iSCSI dedicated) device is needed (--nodefroute).

[edit] Benefit to Fedora

Wider range of iSCSI installations.

[edit] Scope

anaconda: kickstart network configuration only

pykickstart

[edit] Test Plan

Configuration desired in the feature should work, new kickstart options work as expected.

Other configurations shouldn't be broken keeping the old behaviour, especially these cases:

  • using iSCSI and single NIC
  • more than one network commands in kickstart

[edit] User Experience

No change.

[edit] Dependencies

[edit] Contingency Plan

Disabling new options. The feature is supposed to keep behaviour of existing configurations.

[edit] Documentation

New kickstart network command options.

[edit] Release Notes

Added installation case should be mentioned. Not sure about heralding of new possibility to activate more devices using kickstart in general.