Bug 1258793 - [DOC]-SBRvirt request - Storage pool documentation needs to be re-tweaked
[DOC]-SBRvirt request - Storage pool documentation needs to be re-tweaked
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: doc-Virtualization_Deployment_and_Administration_Guide (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Yehuda Zimmerman
Jaroslav Suchanek
: Documentation
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Reported: 2015-09-01 06:09 EDT by Laura Novich
Modified: 2018-06-06 06:12 EDT (History)
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Description Laura Novich 2015-09-01 06:09:06 EDT
Document URL: 
Section Number and Name: Storage Pools chapter 13

Describe the issue:  
 Storage pool documentation needs to be re-tweaked - need to address the concept of a storage pool. Storage pools are not required - we have nothing to say whether you do or don’t need a storage pool
It is possible to create image from the defaults. Placing image files anywhere as an option is also not stated - need to tweak SELinux for this.
Fix includes: 
*Rewriting the ENTIRE storage chapter
*Put in section that dictates which hardware solution yields which storage pool
*Clearer understanding for what a storage pool volume and solution are and how and when to use them
*CLEARLY state that a storage pool is not required
*Also important is to Explain difference between the types of storage pool
*How to choose the storage pool that matches what you want to do, why to use one type or another.
*There are many ways to use storage. ie. if they have Fibre Channel -- put on LUNs or put on LVM
Customers should/usually understand what base system they have - will know if they have:
Based on this they choose which storage pool type to configure. However, they don’t know which instructions apply to them.

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Comment 6 John Ferlan 2018-03-08 08:31:05 EST
Unclear why there's 2 bugs tracking exactly the same thing (bz 1470018 points at the same link above). If one or the other is preferred for updates let me know; otherwise, I'll assume the latter is preferred. I'll work section by section - never quite sure how long it'll take to finish, but I am working on it now and will provide some feedback shortly.

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