AoE block storage support ("small" nova changes)

Registered by Yacine Kheddache on 2013-01-29

Adding support for block storage attaching to hosts via AoE (ATA over Ethernet) SANs. This blueprint will be for the nova changes required to perform the attach/detach of the AoE / Coraid storage to a KVM VM.

The nova and cinder specification URL is :
https://blueprints.launchpad.net/cinder/+spec/coraid-volume-driver

This initiator driver is supported on all Linux initiators (released under GPL), ATA over Ethernet (AoE) Linux driver for all 3.x and 2.6 kernels is available here :
http://support.coraid.com/support/linux/
and
ftp://ftp.alyseo.com/pub/partners/Coraid/Drivers/Linux/

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Vish Ishaya
Priority:
Low
Drafter:
Alyseo
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Jean-Baptiste RANSY
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for grizzly
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon 2013.1
Started by
Yacine Kheddache on 2013-01-29
Completed by
Yacine Kheddache on 2013-02-12

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Feature freeze is coming soon. The code needs to be up for review ASAP to have any chance to make it into Grizzly. --Russell

Gerrit topic: https://review.openstack.org/#q,topic:bp/libvirt-aoe,n,z

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/21101
    Adding support for block storage attaching to hosts via AoE (ATA over Ethernet) SANs.

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