Cobbler next steps.

Registered by Chuck Short on 2011-04-20

Cobbler was packaged and included into natty. What are the next things we have to do in order to improve cobbler support for Ubuntu.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Robbie Williamson
Priority:
Essential
Drafter:
Chuck Short
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
None
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for oneiric
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-11.10-beta-1
Started by
Dave Walker on 2011-06-04
Completed by
Robbie Williamson on 2011-10-18

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Sprints

Whiteboard

[lynxman]
Cobbler way of determining distro (by checking directory hierarchy) doesn't work with mini.iso, do we want to keep it that way or improve distro detection <-- Andreas seems to have got it working.

Work Items for oneiric-alpha-2:
[davewalker] Bug #705436 Fix lintian warnings: DONE
[zulcss] Check release schedule for 2.1.x with upstream: DONE
[zulcss] Determine which patches that we are carrying right now should be upstreamable: DONE
[zulcss] Add GPXE support to cobbler: DONE
[andreserl] Validate mirror deployment throught debmirror: DONE
[andreserl] Validate server mini iso deployment (add autodetection of mini iso): DONE
[andreserl] Verify if Bug #782776 (cobbler buildiso) fixed in new upstream release: DONE
[andreserl] Bug #760019 Fix kops-post option: DONE
[andreserl] Bug #766229 Add grub2 support (grubby no longer in Ubuntu): DONE
[zulcss] Bug #784420 Fix dns integration: DONE
[davewalker] Investigate replacing gpxe with ipxe: DONE
[zulcss] Write MIR for ipxe: DONE
[andreserl] Ensure koan works with virtinst and all ISO's: DONE
[zulcss] Add ARM as a valid arch: DONE

Work items:
Review cobbler defaults to make sure that they are sane: DONE
Add cloud-init support to cobbler: POSTPONED
Add EC2 API hook to cobbler: POSTPONED
Add hardware inventory to cobbler API: POSTPONED
Extend cobbler API to do snapshot reporting as well: POSTPONED
[davewalker] Enrol new server with cobbler via ISO: DONE
Investigate and report what is missing on web ui: POSTPONED
Add Ubuntu CSS stylesheet for web ui: DONE
Add support for uboot: POSTPONED
Add support for other arches: POSTPONED
Add generic distro support: POSTPONED
[andreserl] Validate desktop deployment through cobbler: DONE

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Work Items

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.