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From Marcus Sorensen <shadow...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: devcloud-kvm updated
Date Fri, 15 Mar 2013 13:49:17 GMT
Prasanna,

   This is correct, an upgrade to 4.2 or whatever will require
upgrading the system VMs. I mentioned/inquired on this in another
thread, and it seemed like the we were going to require a system VM
upgrade. I wanted to make sure this change was ok. Chiradeep said
there was a procedure for it.

On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 1:09 AM, prasanna <tsp@apache.org> wrote:
> 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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