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Re: Cloud-init not installing rpms (CentOS 6.5)


Yup, I think I see it.

U are wanting git to be installed via the packages module, except the cloud.cfg u have (or the one that is provided by default) doesn't include the package installation module.


- package-update-upgrade-install

I don't see this module in your cloud.cfg file (so that would likely be why its not getting installed).

U can try adding it (by either replacing the cloud_config_modules: with a new modified section) and see if it happens then.


From: "justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 at 1:49 PM
To: Joshua Harlow <harlowja@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:harlowja@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
Cc: "cloud-init@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:cloud-init@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>" <cloud-init@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:cloud-init@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
Subject: Re: [Cloud-init] Cloud-init not installing rpms (CentOS 6.5)

Cool. :)

The cloud-init.log file:


The cloud.cfg file:


Anything stand out?

Regards and best wishes,

Justin Clift

On 2014-03-28 20:25, Joshua Harlow wrote:
Can u possibly pastebin the cloud-init log file and cloud.cfg
somewhere so we can investigate?

The logs usually have enough detail to figure out what/why.



  From: "justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [5]" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [6]>
  Date: Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:47 PM
  To: "cloud-init@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:cloud-init@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [7]"
<cloud-init@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:cloud-init@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [8]>
  Subject: [Cloud-init] Cloud-init not installing rpms (CentOS 6.5)

Hi all,

Trying to spin up some VMs in Rackspace, but having
trouble getting rpms installed.

Using #cloud-config, passed to it via config-drive.

Passing the #cloud-config file itself seems to work,
as runcmd thing work. Anything in "packages" isn't

eg (keeping it simple) this very simple config should
install git, then print a "complete" message to a
file in /tmp:


- git

- echo 'complete' >> /tmp/my-cloud-config.log

The "complete" string is being written to the file
in /tmp correctly. But no "git" being installed, and
no mention of git anywhere in /var/log/cloud-init.log.

This is using cloud-init-0.7.4-2.el6.noarch.

Anyone have ideas on what I should check next, to find
out what's happening?

Regards and best wishes,

Justin Clift

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