How to disable cloud-init during flash image generation?

Jian LUO at
Wed Mar 23 14:07:48 UTC 2016

Hi  Scott,

On Mar 23, 2016 2:51 PM, "Scott Moser" <scott.moser at> wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Mar 2016, Jian LUO wrote:
> > Hi list,
> >
> > Is it possible to disable cloud-init and co. by setting ubuntu-core
> > in gadget snap? It slows down the boot process on my board by 80
> With the next upload to ubuntu you will be able to disable cloud-init by:
>   touch /etc/cloud/cloud-init.disabled
> or modifying kernel command line to have:
>   cloud-init=disabled
That's good news. Thanks!

> That said, 80 seconds sounds like something else is probably going wrong.

It's in a restricted network with static IP, no DHCP Server and no
internet. On the other hand the board is a single core crownbay like the
original minnowboard and runs on SD card, no much a powerful beast:)

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