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From Marcus Sorensen <shadow...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: SystemVM ISO is not installed with 4.0 on Ubuntu or Debian
Date Thu, 08 Nov 2012 05:36:09 GMT
They do, but there's also an iso that is mounted with various extra
software. It's a way of updating the system vm.


On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 9:03 PM, Bryan Whitehead <driver@megahappy.net>wrote:

> So as of 4.0 systemvm's don't live on secondary storage? in 3.0.2
> you'd install the systemvm's to the secondary storage...
>
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 10:15 AM, Marcus Sorensen <shadowsor@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > The cloud-agent runs on the hosts, and is responsible for
> > starting/running both system vms and guest instances. All run on the
> > hosts, and the agent is how we communicate/control the host. When
> > cloud-agent starts a system vm on the host, it needs the system vm iso
> > to connect to it.
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 11:02 AM, Donal Lafferty
> > <donal.lafferty@citrix.com> wrote:
> >> Pardon the naïve question, but if you're only installing the
> cloud-agent, why do you need cloud-system-iso?  Doesn't cloud-agent operate
> independently of the system VMs?
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Wido den Hollander [mailto:wido@widodh.nl]
> >> Sent: 31 October 2012 9:43 AM
> >> To: <cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org>
> >> Subject: SystemVM ISO is not installed with 4.0 on Ubuntu or Debian
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I just did a fresh CloudStack 4.0 installation from the Debian packages
> we have and I found a dependency issue.
> >>
> >> cloud-agent does not depend on cloud-system-iso, thus it doesn't get
> installed.
> >>
> >> This took me about 2 hours to figure out why my System VMs weren't
> working properly.
> >>
> >> I'll push a fix for this to the master branch, but this will be broken
> in the 4.0 release.
> >>
> >> When using apt to install the Agent from the Debian repo they will have
> to manually install the system-iso package.
> >>
> >> I'm thinking about adding this dependency to the packages on
> cloudstack.apt-get.eu to prevent this from happening to new users.
> >>
> >> Wido
>

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