[Crowbar] Cannot work on VMs.

JackWindows Fan fhb1992 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 20:05:10 CDT 2012


Yes, this is indeed a issue of memory amount.
VMs are allocated with 512MB mem by default, but crowbar needs at least 1G.
I just tested VMs with 512MB mem and 1G mem, and the latter one worked well
while the former one give me the error message.

On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 4:53 AM, <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…)****
>
> ** **
>
> *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)****
>
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>
> 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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>



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