Boot From UEFI

Registered by Victor Morales on 2015-05-22

Boot from UEFI allows OpenStack to create VMs quickly. This feature is currently supported in libvirt through its bootloader feature (https://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html#elementsOSBIOS)

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
John Garbutt
Priority:
Low
Drafter:
Victor Morales
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Victor Morales
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for mitaka
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon mitaka-2
Started by
Matt Riedemann on 2015-12-16
Completed by
Matt Riedemann on 2016-01-18

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

Gerrit topic: https://review.openstack.org/#q,topic:bp/boot-from-uefi,n,z

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/185129
    Added support to boot instances from UEFI
Other implementation in: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/215414/
    Support to launch instance booted from uefi rom for AARCH64/ARM

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/235983
    Add support to boot from UEFI images

Please consider also specifying UEFI launch via Nova CLI, that is uefi boot directive coming not only from an image metadata

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/262929
    add "hw_firmware_type" image metadata

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/262930
    enable uefi boot for x86_64

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/262931
    update feature support matrix documentation

(?)

Work Items