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From Marcus Sorensen <shadow...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: devcloud-kvm updated
Date Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:53:55 GMT
Sure, I'll make a point of it in the devcloud-kvm wiki, and hopefully
these messages will serve as a reminder. I hope those changes didn't
slow you down too much.

Anyone developing with KVM against master needs to upgrade their
system VM template!

On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 12:52 AM, 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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