I’ve noticed that for the images provided by images.linuxcontainers.org there seems to be a ‘default’ and a ‘cloud’ variant of pretty much every image. What is the difference between these? I’ve done a bunch of searching but haven’t found anything about this.
Cloud images will support cloud-init
The standard ones wont
There may be more differences i am unaware off
Nope, that’s pretty much it. That variant includes cloud-init and the required template files to have cloud-init run on startup.
Okay great. Is this mentioned anywhere? When you start googling around for “lxd cloud-init” most of the pages that some up explicitly mention that the images provided by images.linuxcontainers.org don’t support cloud-init out of the box. Seems like that has changed.
Its a relativly new change
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