[Crowbar] Cannot work on VMs.

Victor Lowther victor.lowther at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 17:32:41 CDT 2012


The test framework uses 4 gigs for the admin node and 2 gigs for
everything else.

With 1 gig on the admin nodes you risk chef-client running out of
memory if the node is not otherwise totally idle.

On Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 3:53 PM,  <Andi_Abes at dell.com> wrote:
> I believe the issue is the amount of memory you have allocated for your VM.
> Make sure it’s at least 4Gig for the admin, and 1G for compute.
>
> (the initrd itself is pretty large…)
>
>
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> From: crowbar-bounces On Behalf Of Hirschfeld, Rob
> Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2012 2:08 PM
> To: fhb1992 at gmail.com; crowbar
> Subject: Re: [Crowbar] Cannot work on VMs.
>
>
>
> Fan,
>
>
>
> This is a known issue in Canonical’s packaging due to libvirt bindings.  It
> has been fixed in the Fred branch and I’ve spun a new iso:
> “openstack-fred3.iso”
>
>
>
> Rob
>
>
>
> From: crowbar-bounces On Behalf Of JackWindows Fan
> Sent: Sunday, July 15, 2012 4:40 AM
> To: crowbar
> Subject: [Crowbar] Cannot work on VMs.
>
>
>
> Hello. Recently I found that the newest build of crowbar(Crowbar v1.4 with
> openstack essex) can't work under Vmware virtual machines.
>
> The admin node can be installed successfully. However, when the admin node
> is discoverying new VM nodes, the VM stuck at PXE boot, part of the error
> message is following:
>
>
>
> VFS: Cannot open root device "live:/sledgehammer.iso" or unknown-block(0,0)
>
> Please append a correct "root=" boot option; here are the available
> partitions:
>
> Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on
> unknown-block(0,0)
>
> Pid: 1, comm: swapper Not tainted 2.6.32-220.23.1.e16.x86_64 #1
>
> Call Trace:
>
>  [<ffffffff814ecb34>] ? panic+0x78/0x143
>
>  .....(I omit this part)
>
>
>
> I wonder if this only happens on Vmware, I haven't tried Vbox, and on
> physical servers this won't happen.
>
> --
> Fan Hongbo
>
> @JackWindows
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