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From Animesh Chaturvedi <animesh.chaturv...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes
Date Sun, 22 Sep 2013 16:53:46 GMT
Indra

I am unable to download the ReleaseNotes attachment from the bug at this time. I will get
back with more comments once I am able to get to it. Few comments in-line

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Indra Pramana [mailto:indra@sg.or.id]
> Sent: Friday, September 20, 2013 9:54 PM
> To: Radhika Puthiyetath
> Cc: users@cloudstack.apache.org; dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes
> 
> Hi Radhika,
> 
> I have downloaded the PDF document, thank you very much.
> 
> I noted that there is no specific upgrade instruction from 4.1.1 to
> 4.2.0.
> What we have there is the generic upgrade instruction from 4.x.x to
> 4.2.0.
> 
> I have actually tried to follow this instruction on my earlier (failed)
> upgrade attempt from 4.1.1 to 4.2.0, and found out that some of the
> steps are no longer applicable. For example:
> 
> Step 6: Changes from /etc/cloud/management/components.xml to
> /etc/cloudstack/management/componentContext.xml is no longer required
> for upgrade from 4.1.1 to 4.2.0, since we are already using
> /etc/cloudstack folder (instead of /etc/cloud folder) on 4.1.1.
[Animesh>] Yes this is left over and is not applicable for this upgrade and will have to
be cleaned up
> 
> Step 8h: Uninstalling old cloud-* packages are not required for upgrade
> from 4.1.1 to 4.2.0 (cloud-* packages do not exist).
[Animesh>] Yes this is left over and is not applicable for this upgrade and will have to
be cleaned up
> 
> Step 10: (KVM Only): point a - Manually clean up /var/cache/cloudstack
> <-- I believe this is supposed to be done on the KVM hosts? There is no
> /var/cache/cloudstack folder on our KVM hosts running CloudStack agent
> version 4.1.1. I have verified on all my KVM hosts. Is this step
> required on the KVM hosts for upgrade from 4.1.1 to 4.2.0?
> 
> I found /var/cache/cloudstack folder on my CloudStack management server
> though. Is this step supposed to be done on the management server
> instead of the KVM hosts? If yes, it's not clearly mentioned.
> 
> Step 12: When I tried to run the cloudstack-sysvmadm script to restart
> the system VMs, the script failed to run with some error messages.
> Unfortunately, I didn't manage to take down the error messages. Is this
> step required for upgrade from 4.1.1 to 4.2.0? If for some reason, we
> are not able to run the script, are we able to restart the system VMs
> manually (say from the CloudStack GUI)?
> 
> Looking forward to your reply, thank you.
> 
> Cheers.
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 5:45 PM, Radhika Puthiyetath <
> radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com> wrote:
> 
> >  Thanks Indra.****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > I shall attach the PDF file at
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-4245.****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > *From:* Indra Pramana [mailto:indra@sg.or.id]
> > *Sent:* Friday, September 20, 2013 12:07 PM
> > *To:* Radhika Puthiyetath
> > *Cc:* users@cloudstack.apache.org
> >
> > *Subject:* Re: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > Hi Radhika,****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > May I know how can I view the release notes in normal HTML format,
> > instead of the original XML format?****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > Does it specifically contain migration steps from 4.1.1 to 4.2.0?****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > Would like to try again to upgrade my current CloudStack 4.1.1 to
> > 4.2.0, provided I can get the detailed instruction on what to do. Last
> > time I tried to follow the existing documentation on the .tar.bz2 file
> > (provided by Animesh when he started the vote) and some of the steps
> > seem to be not applicable anymore, and I might have missed out some
> > other steps which are actually required.****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > Looking forward to your reply, thank you.****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > Cheers.****
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > ** **
> >
> > On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Radhika Puthiyetath <
> > radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com> wrote:****
> >
> > This has been updated. Could someone please validate the API section
> > ?****
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Animesh Chaturvedi [mailto:animesh.chaturvedi@citrix.com]****
> >
> > Sent: Sunday, September 15, 2013 4:16 AM
> > To: <users@cloudstack.apache.org>
> > Cc: dev@cloudstack.apache.org; users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes
> >
> > I have added a public filters for known issues and fixed issues that
> > we can put in release notes. This way the data is dynamic and up to
> > date
> >
> > Thanks
> > Animesh
> >
> > On Sep 13, 2013, at 8:53 AM, "Radhika Puthiyetath" <
> > radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Who is volunteering to provide the list of Fixed issues for the RN?
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Animesh Chaturvedi [mailto:animesh.chaturvedi@citrix.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 4:40 AM
> > > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org; users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > Subject: RE: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes
> > >
> > > Community help is needed to fix up the release notes, any volunteers
> > >
> > > Animesh
> > >
> > >> -----Original Message-----
> > >> From: Radhika Puthiyetath [mailto:radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com]
> > >> Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 1:01 AM
> > >> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org; users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > >> Subject: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes
> > >>
> > >> Hi,
> > >>
> > >> Looking for volunteers to help me with the 4.2 Release Notes.
> > >>
> > >> I have started filling in the new feature section, and checked in
> > >> to the
> > >> 4.2 branch.
> > >>
> > >> A defect is filed
> > >> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-4245
> > .
> > >>
> > >> Thanks for the help
> > >> -Radhika****
> >
> > ** **
> >

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