A CentOS 6 Image for OpenStack

| categories: openstack, rhel, centos

[Updated 01Oct2013 to correct spelling and command formatting] This is the next installment in the never-ending series of OpenStack image builds. Today's target: CentOS Image Characteristics The usual suspects are present: minimal package install serial console support timezone is Etc/UTC hostname set to instance name a single partition with root filesystem, no swap grow root filesystem to device size enable EPEL (install epel-release) enable could-init repo to get 0.7.1 A few things are still lacking: selinux is in permissive mode, make enforcing strengthen default firewall Build Tools like Oz are a good idea in theory but in practice seem to