fastpath installer work for 13.10

Registered by Scott Moser on 2013-05-13

13.04 brought a proof of concept fast path installer and some integration into maas. 13.10 needs to further this and make it much more a product.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Dave Walker
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Ubuntu Server Team
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Scott Moser
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-13.10

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Sprints

Whiteboard

[USER STORIES]
Rickie wants to provision ubuntu as fast as possible. He can boot into a ubuntu environment via maas ephemeral or pxe-boot and wants to install the hardware that is booted.

[RELEASE NOTE/BLOG]
Ubuntu's fast path installer can install Ubuntu and run user code in as little as 3 minutes from "deploy" to "user code".

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Work Items

Work items:
[smoser] support late_command: DONE
[smoser] upstream project for fpi: DONE
[smoser] debian packaging of fpi: DONE
[smoser] fpi in ubuntu universe: DONE

Work items for ubuntu-13.09:
file feature freeze exception. bug 1218530.: DONE
ubuntu main inclusion request processed. bug 1220434. (2): TODO
support grub installation / make install boot (2): DONE
support for copying from / inside overlayfs root (2): DONE
[smoser] network setup (1): DONE

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.

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