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From "Paul.LKW" <>
Subject Re: 4.2.0 Upgrade and System Templates (KVM - Ubuntu 12.04)
Date Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:34:48 GMT
Hi All:
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於 28/10/2013 20:54, Fred Messinger 提到:
> Marty,
> I think the place to go for the most up to date docs is here:
> Fred
> On Sat, Oct 26, 2013 at 4:51 PM, Marcus Sorensen <>wrote:
>> Yes, you do need to upgrade your system VMS, and you should also have a new
>> systemvm.iso that was bundled in the cloudstack-common deb file that would
>> have been installed as an upgrade on your KVM hosts. I also feel that the
>> documentation of system vm upgrade is lacking. The only place I know if is
>> in the release notes:
>> ,
>> see 3.1 "Upgrade Instructions", item 12. It references a script
>> "cloudstack-sysvmadm", but the upgrade of the system vm template should be
>> done beforehand.  Now look at the section just below, 3.2. This
>> documentation is obviously messed up because it first says "this applies
>> only to VMware", and then it promptly gives system vm upgrade instructions
>> for XenServer, KVM, and VMWare hosts.  It's unclear why this system vm
>> upgrade would only apply to zones which had VMware hosts, and why these
>> instructions aren't also on the 4.1.x to 4.2.x instructions. At any rate,
>> the system vm instuctions there for KVM should apply. Register the template
>> (optionally, check the data base to ensure the template is set as system
>> type), then restart the system vms per the item 12 script. If your KVM
>> hosts relaunch the system vms per the new template and they have the new
>> systemvm.iso, they should work.
>> On Oct 26, 2013 2:19 PM, "Marty Sweet" <> wrote:
>>> Hi Guys,
>>> I have just upgraded to 4.2.0 from 4.1.1 and am having some issues with
>> the
>>> SystemVMs.
>>> I understand that we are meant to upgrade to the new system image? Using
>>> the script in the 'Prepare systemvm' documentation I did this with no
>>> avail, editing the database to suit what I think would work has also not
>>> worked.
>>> Restoring a backup, I now have my original 4.1.1 acton systemvm
>> templates.
>>> What steps should I take to launch a systemVM successfully?
>>> The upgrade documentation is pretty lacking in this respect, and just
>> says
>>> restart the systemvms, with no reference to upgrading the image.
>>> I also note that the new systemvms don't seem to be mounting the NFS and
>>> are instead using  /usr/share/cloudstack-common/vms/systemvm.iso.
>>> Opening a VNC session to the VM, shows the following messages:
>>> Cannot assign requested address: make_sock: could not bind address
>>> dnsmasq: unknown interface eth0
>>> dnsmasq apache2 ... failed!
>>> My MD5 sum for the CD boot file is below and is consistant across all 4
>>> nodes:
>>> 092a299932bda93cc522b1c3e56af4a8
>>>   /usr/share/cloudstack-common/vms/systemvm.iso
>>> Many thanks,
>>> Marty

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