I'm using OpenStack and I am trying to provision a compute resource on it. I want that compute resource to attach to a volume. We have three things in play.
- Compute Resource
I need something to,
- Create a partition table on first mount.
- To create a file system (ext4) on first mount.
- To initialize the file system with the things I need.
Does the logic to initialize this volume typically hang out in the cloud-init for the machine? If I initialize it manually, I can mount it using
cloud-init's directive for
mounts. But without manually installation, how do we instruct
user_data to initialize the volume before if necessary before the mount?
What I'm trying to do is store the
.git file for a monorepo on an external shared mount. What I would like is on first boot of the sandbox for that to be ready. On subsequent boots/refreshes, I would just like them to run
git fetch so they only pull down what's necessary rather than needing to re-clone.