[Crowbar] [crowbar] using loopback with Swift?

Mouli Narayanan mouli.narayanan at datamattr.com
Wed Jan 25 15:53:31 CST 2012


Quick questions related to the below subject...

If swift is being installed on vms then will the vm targeted for swift-ring
proposal need multiple disks added to it?

What about vms running the swift-data nodes? Do they need multiple disks as
well?

Thanks,
Mouli
On Jan 25, 2012 2:02 PM, <Andi_Abes at dell.com> wrote:

> Not really… The swift support is meant to use real hw.  If you’re running
> in a virtual machine environment, then you can just add a disk to the vm.*
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> That said – nova will function fine w/o swift. That’s not your issue.****
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> *From:* crowbar-bounces *On Behalf Of *japhar81
> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 25, 2012 1:53 PM
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> *Subject:* [Crowbar] [crowbar] using loopback with Swift?****
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> Is it possible to tell Swift to use a loopback device from crowbar? I'm
> looking here ( http://swift.openstack.org/development_saio.html) for the
> manual steps.. Right now if i deploy it, since my servers all just have one
> giant RAID, I get errors that there are no devices in the ring.****
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> I assume the fact that I didn't have swift installed is also why nova
> didn't work though i guess i could be wrong.. Hoping this fixes both****
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