[Openstack] cobbler

2012-03-12 Thread khabou imen
I want to use cobbler between 2 server from ovh both of them has ubuntu server 11.10 as os in the first I installed orchestra and when I use cobbler to boot in PXE mode to the next machine i failed to use juju (the commande juju status didn't work) My question is :Is'it possible to boot in PXE

Re: [Openstack] Ubuntu 12.04 B1, Keystone (redux) + Service Catalogs

2012-03-12 Thread Kevin Jackson
Hi Dean, This is true only if that particular command line option is used - so in that case it makes sense, but this issue arose because I (possibly inadvertently, but as an admin setting up accounts and testing accounts this is feasible so one would argue if this is an edge case) had

Re: [Openstack] [OpenStack Foundation] Foundation Structure: An Alternative

2012-03-12 Thread Thierry Carrez
Boris Renski Jr. wrote: While I like the simplicity and elegance of the newly proposed structure, I don’t see how it does away with the evils of the pay-to-play model…. Which is what you purport we are striving to achieve. What you, Josh, proposed is a simplified pay-to-play that arguably

Re: [Openstack] Openstack with Xen

2012-03-12 Thread John Garbutt
Hi, So glad people are reading the docs I drafted on the wiki last week :-) Ewan has taken these and added some more color on some of the details. Hopefully these will get pushed into the manuals, and I will update the wiki. With any luck that should clear up some of the confusion. We have

Re: [Openstack] cobbler

2012-03-12 Thread Soren Hansen
2012/3/12 khabou imen imenkh...@gmail.com: I want to use cobbler between 2 server from ovh both of them has ubuntu server 11.10 as os in the first I installed orchestra and when I use cobbler to boot in PXE mode to the next machine  i failed to use juju (the commande juju status didn't work)

Re: [Openstack] doubt about documentation

2012-03-12 Thread John Garbutt
Hi, When using XenServer/XCP/Kronos, you will need a para-virtualized VM on that hypervisor to run the nova services. The diagram in this page should help visualize what is going on: http://wiki.openstack.org/XenXCPAndXenServer The easiest way I know to get started is to follow the DevStack

[Openstack] Notifiers

2012-03-12 Thread Swaminathan Venkataraman
Hi, I've been playing around with openstack for a month now and was looking to see how I can contribute. I saw that nova and glance use different methods to send out notifications. It looked relatively straight forward to make them use one common library for notifications. That way, when we make

Re: [Openstack] Help, How to restore existing vms after host reboot?

2012-03-12 Thread Christian Wittwer
You can let nova-compute start the instances after a host reboot. --start_guests_on_host_boot --resume_guests_state_on_host_boot 2012/3/10 Vishvananda Ishaya vishvana...@gmail.com: I think that this branch should make reboot work: https://review.openstack.org/#change,5177 It looks like we

Re: [Openstack] Fwd: nova endpoint in keystone

2012-03-12 Thread Ghe Rivero
You are welcome! On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 12:56 PM, Roman Sokolkov rsokol...@gmail.comwrote: Yeah, thanks! that solved problem --auth_strategy=keystone 2012/3/7 Ghe Rivero ghe.riv...@stackops.com Hi, do you have auth_strategy=keystone or similar in your nova.conf file? Ghe Rivero

Re: [Openstack] Help, How to restore existing vms after host reboot?

2012-03-12 Thread David Kranz
A while back I saw a comment about this in http://mirantis.blogspot.com/2011/06/openstack-nova-basic-disaster-recovery.html which suggests that setting these flags may not always be a good idea. If this is what should be done, why are these flags false by default? Perhaps a nova expert can

Re: [Openstack] Help, How to restore existing vms after host reboot?

2012-03-12 Thread Razique Mahroua
Mmmm,I myself think it's not a good idea if you have an attached volume (via nova-volume)Virsh rely on a disk-path populated via the open-iscsi component - thus an inactive session (after an host reboot) will likely prevent the domain from starting.the only dirty workaround I found so far is to

Re: [Openstack] Help, How to restore existing vms after host reboot?

2012-03-12 Thread Razique Mahroua
I explained in the doc how I deal with disasters - basically, a magic solution doesn't exist- nova not being environment-aware.http://docs.openstack.org/trunk/openstack-compute/admin/content/nova-disaster-recovery-process.htmlRegarding the flag, you can safely use it when your instances usage

Re: [Openstack] Help, How to restore existing vms after host reboot?

2012-03-12 Thread Razique Mahroua
I've also noticed that if you don't want to deal with extra pain, make sure you don't mount directly the volume within the instances when it starts (I'm thinking about the fstab file that would mount a volume exposed by nova-volume)If you need for specific reason to have it mounted, rely more on

Re: [Openstack] Notifiers

2012-03-12 Thread Jay Pipes
On 03/12/2012 09:33 AM, Swaminathan Venkataraman wrote: Hi, I've been playing around with openstack for a month now and was looking to see how I can contribute. I saw that nova and glance use different methods to send out notifications. It looked relatively straight forward to make them use one

Re: [Openstack] Help, How to restore existing vms after host reboot?

2012-03-12 Thread livemoon
yes, I do the same steps with Razique. 2012/3/12 Razique Mahroua razique.mahr...@gmail.com I explained in the doc how I deal with disasters - basically, a magic solution doesn't exist- nova not being environment-aware.

Re: [Openstack] swift-get-nodes lies to me?

2012-03-12 Thread Pete Zaitcev
On Sat, 10 Mar 2012 12:42:02 + Souza, Bob bob.so...@hp.com wrote: The first argument to swift-get-nodes is the swift hash of the user name, typically some like AUTH_mumble, not the user name itself. Indeed so, thanks. I eventually fetched that hash from logs. However, I imagine it may get

Re: [Openstack] Notifiers

2012-03-12 Thread Johannes Erdfelt
On Mon, Mar 12, 2012, Jay Pipes jaypi...@gmail.com wrote: On 03/12/2012 09:33 AM, Swaminathan Venkataraman wrote: I've been playing around with openstack for a month now and was looking to see how I can contribute. I saw that nova and glance use different methods to send out notifications. It

[Openstack] [Docs] Gaps still to fill for Essex

2012-03-12 Thread Anne Gentle
Hi all - I've been working through the outline that Anthony Young suggested at last week's Doc Day, and still finding gaps. I'd like to fill these specifically prior to Essex, so I wondered if a general call for help to the doc-core list and the larger mailing list would render some good

[Openstack] [NOVA] Possible causes for hung VMs (Diablo)

2012-03-12 Thread Jay Pipes
Hey Stackers, We've noticed while administering the TryStack site that VMs tend to get into a stuck 'building' VM state, but we haven't been able to track down exactly what might be causing the problems. Hoping I can get some insight from folks running Diablo-based clouds. Here is what the

Re: [Openstack] Notifiers

2012-03-12 Thread Jay Pipes
On 03/12/2012 11:56 AM, Johannes Erdfelt wrote: On Mon, Mar 12, 2012, Jay Pipesjaypi...@gmail.com wrote: On 03/12/2012 09:33 AM, Swaminathan Venkataraman wrote: I've been playing around with openstack for a month now and was looking to see how I can contribute. I saw that nova and glance use

Re: [Openstack] Enabling data deduplication on Swift

2012-03-12 Thread Caitlin Bestler
Andi abes asked: Doesn't that depend on the ratios of read vs write? In a read tilted environment (e.g. CDN's, image stores etc), being able to dedup at the block level in the relatively rare write case seems a boon. The simplification this could allow - performing localized dedup

[Openstack] Get nova diagnostics to work with libvirt

2012-03-12 Thread Leander Bessa
Hello, If recall correctly, the nova diagnostics command does not work with libvirt. I can't find the exact post where this happend, but someone suggested that i could implement the diagnostics command for libvirt. If so, where in the openstack source code should i look to find the required

[Openstack] Repose project?

2012-03-12 Thread Nguyen, Liem Manh
Hello fellow stackers, Last year, Jorge gave a presentation on the Repose (Restful Proxy Service Engine)... I am just wondering what is the status of this project? Where can I find more information on this? It seems like a very good idea to help make APIs more consistent and promote re-use.

Re: [Openstack] [NOVA] Possible causes for hung VMs (Diablo)

2012-03-12 Thread Day, Phil
Compute/api sets the task state to deleting at the start of delete() but without updating the vm_state, so if these were VMs that failed to build, or were deleted during the build, then you could get that combination. -Original Message- From:

Re: [Openstack] [NOVA] Possible causes for hung VMs (Diablo)

2012-03-12 Thread Vishvananda Ishaya
It seems unlikely that it would go straight from build - delete this way. Is it possible that the vms were stuck in build for a long time and so a user tried to delete them via the api, and the delete simply failed? Vish On Mar 12, 2012, at 9:26 AM, Jay Pipes wrote: Hey Stackers, We've

Re: [Openstack] swift and two data-centres - hierarchical zones?

2012-03-12 Thread John Dickinson
On Mar 10, 2012, at 5:58 AM, John Leach wrote: I think what I need here is hierarchical zones - I'd define one parent zone per data-centre, and then multiple child zones within each (representing racks or whatever). Swift would be configured to write 3 replicas in 3 child zones, aiming

Re: [Openstack] Get nova diagnostics to work with libvirt

2012-03-12 Thread Vishvananda Ishaya
I gave pretty detailed instructions the last time this came up: http://www.mail-archive.com/openstack@lists.launchpad.net/msg06980.html That should be enough to get you started. Diagnostics are a bunch of key/value pairs, but unfortunately there doesn't seem to be an example of what they are.

Re: [Openstack] Swift concept architecture

2012-03-12 Thread John Dickinson
On Mar 11, 2012, at 12:16 AM, Dmitry Ukov wrote: Hi all, I want to introduce some ideas about Swift. Let’s assume we have huge amount of data stored in Swift (e.g. 10Pb). This data are dynamically changed by users. So we need to reduce network load caused by replication and intensive

[Openstack] XCP + OpenStack

2012-03-12 Thread Eduardo Nunes
I read all the docs about it but i dont get it, what release shold i use, i run the xcp under the linux or i run linux under the xcp? ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~openstack Post to : openstack@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe :

[Openstack] Random libvirt hangs

2012-03-12 Thread David Kranz
In the spirit of Jay's message, we have a long-running cluster (diablo/kvm) where about once every 3-4 weeks a user will complain that she cannot connect to a vm. Examining the compute node shows that libvirt-bin is hung. Sometimes restarting this process fixes the problem. Sometimes it does

Re: [Openstack] two problems about the volume service

2012-03-12 Thread Renuka Apte
Hi, About the volume services support in Xenserver, the iSCSI driver should work simply by starting the volume service with default flags. You could take a look at the volumes.sh exercises script (https://github.com/openstack-dev/devstack/blob/master/exercises/volumes.sh) to check if you

Re: [Openstack] [OpenStack Foundation] Foundation Structure: An Alternative

2012-03-12 Thread Sean Roberts
How about as many companies that want to contribute annually $100K to running the foundation separate from marketing and sponsorship, can do so. Each company or a self-affiliated block of companies can put forward their board candidate. The companies that contributed to the board can then vote

[Openstack] Help on Quantum installation through DevStack (openvswitch error) !!

2012-03-12 Thread hitesh wadekar
Hello Friends, I want to fix the Quantum Starter Bugs ( http://wiki.openstack.org/QuantumStarterBugs) . For this, I have enabled the quantum service in the DevStack script to install and run Quantum ( added commands in ENABLE_SERVICE). However, while running the script I got these errors for

Re: [Openstack] Repose project?

2012-03-12 Thread Joe Savak
Hi Liem! Jorge team have been busy on it and have developed the resources below. Docs: http://openrepose.org/documentation.html Wiki: http://wiki.openrepose.org/display/REPOSE/Home Code: https://github.com/rackspace/repose Thanks, Joe From:

[Openstack] eventlet and OpenStack external libraries

2012-03-12 Thread Yun Mao
Hi stackers, A couple of days ago there was a long discussion of eventlet. I am trying to summarize all external python dependencies for nova, glance and keystone. I extracted the dependency from devstack, but I realize that it is slightly different from tools/pip-requires. So I'm a little

Re: [Openstack] eventlet and OpenStack external libraries

2012-03-12 Thread Johannes Erdfelt
On Mon, Mar 12, 2012, Yun Mao yun...@gmail.com wrote: My understanding is that if the answer to question3 is yes, then the blocking call should be executed in tpool, although it's more likely to have bugs in that case. Please be very careful with tpool. If the code being executed in the tpool

Re: [Openstack] Random libvirt hangs

2012-03-12 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 02:17:49PM -0400, David Kranz wrote: In the spirit of Jay's message, we have a long-running cluster (diablo/kvm) where about once every 3-4 weeks a user will complain that she cannot connect to a vm. Examining the compute node shows that libvirt-bin is hung. Sometimes

Re: [Openstack] Help on Quantum installation through DevStack (openvswitch error) !!

2012-03-12 Thread Nicolas de BONFILS
Hi, I got the same error that I resolved by compiling my kernel with openvswitch activated as a module. It's not the easiest solution but it worked for me. Regards --- Nicolas On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 20:17, hitesh wadekar hitesh.wade...@gmail.comwrote: Hello Friends, I want to fix the

Re: [Openstack] [OpenStack Foundation] Foundation Structure: An Alternative

2012-03-12 Thread Joshua McKenty
In much the same way we’re struggling with creating a reasonably sized board that’s a fair representation of both the diversity of the (producer and consumer) community, and the investments of its sponsors, it feels like we’re also struggling to identify the key stakeholders in actually forming

[Openstack] Gerrit minimum review time frame

2012-03-12 Thread Joe Gordon
Hi All, I have noticed that some Gerrit branches get approved very quickly, sometimes in a matter of minutes. While most of the time these branches are vetted properly, the window for reviewing can be so small that a non-trivial branch lands but without enough vetting. If someone is in a

Re: [Openstack] [OpenStack Foundation] Foundation Structure: An Alternative

2012-03-12 Thread Joshua McKenty
I'm on the look-out for emergent points of consensus, and I think I see one - Sean, you highlighted a 12-member board as being a target, and Dallas mentioned a concern about keeping the board a manageable size as well. Setting aside for a moment the composition (user seats, dev seats, tiered

Re: [Openstack] cfg usage - option registration, global objects

2012-03-12 Thread Adam Young
Also, these global objects force us to do a bunch of hacks in unit tests. We need to do tricks to ensure the object is initialized as we want. We also need to save and restore its state between runs. I don't agree with the statement that they force a bunch of hacks,

Re: [Openstack] Help on Quantum installation through DevStack (openvswitch error) !!

2012-03-12 Thread Piyanai Saowarattitada
Hi Hitesh, Setting up openvswitch-switch (1.2.0-1ubuntu3) ... FATAL: Module openvswitch_mod not found. * Inserting openvswitch module * not removing bridge module because bridges exist (br100 virbr0) I interpret this as that the attempt to remove (Linux) bridge kernel module was made, but

Re: [Openstack] Random libvirt hangs

2012-03-12 Thread Justin Santa Barbara
I just today was able to diagnose a libvirt hang. It appears to be (similar to) a known bug in libvirt, likely fixed in the latest Fedora, but it does not appear to be fixed in Ubuntu Oneirc; I think the fix is in Precise: https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/953656 I believe this is the

Re: [Openstack] Notifiers

2012-03-12 Thread Monsyne Dragon
On Mar 12, 2012, at 11:33 AM, Jay Pipes wrote: On 03/12/2012 11:56 AM, Johannes Erdfelt wrote: On Mon, Mar 12, 2012, Jay Pipesjaypi...@gmail.com wrote: On 03/12/2012 09:33 AM, Swaminathan Venkataraman wrote: I've been playing around with openstack for a month now and was looking to see how

Re: [Openstack] Notifiers

2012-03-12 Thread Swaminathan Venkataraman
Hi, I'd be happy to take a stab at that. I guess, the process would be to move the code that we have in glance to openstack-common and change glance accordingly. I would then have to modify nova to use code in openstack-common. Let mek know. thanks, Venkat On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 8:48 AM,

[Openstack-poc] Any topics?

2012-03-12 Thread Jonathan Bryce
Anyone have topics for tomorrow? Jonathan. ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~openstack-poc Post to : openstack-poc@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~openstack-poc More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp

Re: [Openstack-poc] Any topics?

2012-03-12 Thread Joshua McKenty
I'd love to get an update on the status of the summit - invite codes, attendance, and session planning. But we can do that offline. -- Joshua McKenty, CEO Piston Cloud Computing, Inc. w: (650) 24-CLOUD m: (650) 283-6846 http://www.pistoncloud.com Oh, Westley, we'll never survive! Nonsense.

Re: [Openstack-poc] Design summit status update

2012-03-12 Thread Thierry Carrez
Joshua McKenty wrote: I'd love to get an update on the status of the summit - invite codes, attendance, and session planning. But we can do that offline. I'll let Stefano give an update on invite codes / attendance. For the sessions, the session proposal website will be open tomorrow

Re: [Openstack-poc] Design summit status update

2012-03-12 Thread Jonathan Bryce
Copying Stef so he can chime in. On Mar 12, 2012, at 2:30 PM, Thierry Carrez wrote: Joshua McKenty wrote: I'd love to get an update on the status of the summit - invite codes, attendance, and session planning. But we can do that offline. I'll let Stefano give an update on invite codes /