On 30/08/14 03:45, Steve Gordon wrote: > ----- Original Message ----- >> From: "Matthew Booth" <mbo...@redhat.com> >> >> On 14/08/14 12:41, Steve Gordon wrote: >>> ----- Original Message ----- >>>> From: "Matthew Booth" <mbo...@redhat.com> >>>> To: "OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)" >>>> <firstname.lastname@example.org> >>>> >>>> I've just spent the best part of a day tracking down why instance >>>> creation was failing on a particular setup. The error message from >>>> CreateVM_Task was: 'A specified parameter was not correct'. >>>> >>>> After discounting a great many possibilities, I finally discovered that >>>> the problem was guestId, which was being set to 'CirrosGuest'. >>>> Unusually, the vSphere API docs don't contain a list of valid values for >>>> that field. Given the unhelpfulness of the error message, it might be >>>> worthwhile validating that field (which we get from glance) and >>>> displaying an appropriate warning. >>>> >>>> Does anybody have a canonical list of valid values? >>>> >>>> Thanks, >>>> >>>> Matt >>> >>> I found a page  linked from the Grizzly edition of the compute guide >>>  which has since been superseded. The content that would appear to >>> have replaced it in more recent versions of the documentation suite  >>> does not appear to contain such a link though. If a link to a more formal >>> list is available it would be great to get this in the documentation. >> >> I just extracted a list of 126 os types from the ESX 5.5u1 installation >> iso. While this isn't ideal documentation, I'm fairly sure it will be >> accurate :) >> >> Matt > > Hi Matt, > > Any chance you can provide this list? Would be good to get into the > configuration reference.
I posted it here for review: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/114529/ Matt -- Matthew Booth Red Hat Engineering, Virtualisation Team Phone: +442070094448 (UK) GPG ID: D33C3490 GPG FPR: 3733 612D 2D05 5458 8A8A 1600 3441 EA19 D33C 3490 _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackemail@example.com http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev