Bug 1564493 - docker-storage-setup initialization 'wrong' without VARIANT_ID
Summary: docker-storage-setup initialization 'wrong' without VARIANT_ID
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: docker
Version: 27
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Daniel Walsh
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2018-04-06 12:44 UTC by Marius Vollmer
Modified: 2018-11-30 20:51 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-11-30 20:51:03 UTC
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Description Marius Vollmer 2018-04-06 12:44:55 UTC
Description of problem:

When installing the docker rpm on a system without VARIANT_ID in /etc/os-release, one gets /usr/share/docker-storage-setup/docker-storage-setup-default copied into /etc/sysconfig/docker-storage-setup.

This file doesn't contain STORAGE_DRIVER=overlay2, unlike all other candidates.

Not setting STORAGE_DRIVER=overlay2 is problematic since docker-storage-setup defaults to devicemapper, while docker itself defaults to overlay2.  docker-storage-setup is executed on every start of docker (I think), but usually fails becuase there is no space for the necessary logical volume.  Should it happen to succeed, it would suddenly change the storage driver of docker and make all images and containers disappear.

I think all docker-storage-setup candidates should set STORAGE_DRIVER=overlay2.
That makes them all identical, so maybe there isn't any need for the VARIANT_ID complexity.

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Comment 1 Ben Cotton 2018-11-27 16:18:06 UTC
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