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Re: NetBSD at rackspace

On 7 May 2014 08:21, Emmanuel Dreyfus <manu%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> Hello
> I have been setting up a NetBSD image at rackspace.
> Booting the image has been described here:
> http://mail-index.netbsd.org/port-xen/2014/04/30/msg008281.html
> Next stage is having the network configured through rackspace.
> The sysutils/xe-guest-utilities packages glets the domU get
> its configuration from the hypervisor. Once started (xenguest=YES
> in /etc/rc.conf and run /etc/rc.d/xenguest), we can do this to
> read the IP address five a MAC address:
> xenstore-read vm-data/networking/BC764E113A54
> rackspace makes the config automatic using a toll called
> nova-agent. I ported it, but I get panics. I was not able to save
> the backtrace, but it involves writing on xen buf from kernfs,
> as far as I remember.
> I think I will give up on that front and just write a script
> that pulls the config from xenstore-read and set it up for once.
> If anyone is interested into working on nova-agent, let me know, I
> can share the pkgsrc bits I have been setting up.

Nice... we were looking to setup another NetBSD VM and have a few
Linux boxes at Rackspace, so this could be quite interesting for us :)

Does anyone know if here a page anywhere listing NetBSD/xen hosting
resources? maybe it might be an idea to put on on wiki.netbsd.org?

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