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From prasanna <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: devcloud-kvm updated
Date Fri, 15 Mar 2013 07:09:04 GMT
Since we are now patching via socket,  will the older system vm
template still work? Or will upgraded deployments have to seed the new
template, destroy systemVMs and have the new ones come up?

On 15 March 2013 12:22, Dave Cahill <dcahill@midokura.com> wrote:
> Hi Marcus,
>
> With the recent KVM patchdisk changes in master, the old System VM template
> doesn't seem to create the /dev/vport0p1 interface correctly, so it doesn't
> get information on that port, and doesn't bring up the systemVM interfaces.
> I'm guessing this is explained by this commit comment [1]:
>
> "if system vm has proper driver it
> will create a /dev/vport0p1 device within the VM. We will be updating the
> system VM in 4.2/5.0 and will support this."
>
> To fix this, we removed our existing System VM template and downloaded the
> jenkins template you mention above, using cloud-install-sys-tmplt.
>
> I think devs might be confused when they update to this point (system VM
> interfaces mysteriously fail to come up), because changing the qcow2 in dev
> generally only happens when doing a full fresh install. I wonder what we
> can do to make it obvious to everyone - maybe a reminder mail to the list,
> changing the recommended template link in docs etc?
>
> Kudos on tackling the patchdisk problem by the way, I think this new system
> will be a lot easier for new devs to understand. :)
>
> Thanks,
> Dave.
>
>
> [1]
> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=incubator-cloudstack.git;a=commit;h=d81f7156dca5000e0e14a4a402c4e03a86ebbe2d
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 3:23 PM, Rohit Yadav <bhaisaab@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Awesome, thanks Marcus!
>>
>> On Sat, Mar 9, 2013 at 9:33 PM, Marcus Sorensen <shadowsor@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > The system vm template came from jenkins at
>> > http://jenkins.cloudstack.org/job/build-systemvm-master/, and the
>> > devcloud-kvm link is listed on the devcloud-kvm wiki.
>> >
>> > On Sat, Mar 9, 2013 at 2:41 AM, Prasanna Santhanam <tsp@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>> >> On Sat, Mar 09, 2013 at 01:29:24AM -0500, Marcus Sorensen wrote:
>> >>> devcloud-kvm has been upgraded to CentOS 6.4, has new master systemvm
>> >>> template preinstalled. Still getting intermittent default gateway
>> >>> rules with the new systemvm (there's a bug in for it, seems to be
>> >>> non-hypervisor specific) but everything seems to work :-)
>> >>
>> >> Great! Thanks for keeping it up to date. Is the new template published
>> >> anywhere? I will use it for the devcloud-kvm CI I'm looking to set up,
>> >> to save us from the blockers :)
>> >>
>> >> PS: Just testing out the older devcloud-ci on jenkins past few days.
>> >> So we'll have both basic and advanced soon!
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Prasanna.,
>>

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