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Re: Got nova running in a single node as per the docs


Wow thanks for these updates and guidance - I'll make these changes next week (hopefully sooner, but being realistic since I'm at a conference this week.) If someone gets there quicker don't let me slow you. 

Really want to express my appreciation, thank you for corrections.


On Sep 16, 2010, at 12:24 AM, "Manuel Amador (Rudd-O)" <rudd-o@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> in here: http://nova.openstack.org/getting.started.html
> Now what?  How do I tell it to create VMs?  Start VMs?  Stop VMs?  What do I 
> install in other nodes and How do I make those other nodes join that cloud?
> These are my notes --- corrections on the install docs:
> ----------------------------------------------
> http://nova.openstack.org/getting.started.html
> KVM:Maverick-x86_64
> address
> user name rudd-o
> password (short one)
> I built redis from 2.0.1 stable source downloaded from
> http://code.google.com/p/redis/downloads/detail?name=redis-2.0.1.tar.gz&can=2&q=
> I then ran openstack/nova/nova/auth/slap.sh to set up slapd
> I had to install python-tornado and python-gflags too
> The instructions were wrong, there is no KVM (hence no libvirtd group) in the 
> cloud controller
> I created the .pth file too
> To run nova-api, I had to install python-daemon too
> To run nova-api, I had to install python-carrot too
> To run nova-api, I had to install python-ipy -- without it, import of class 
> nova.network.manager.VlanManager fails -- the utils.import_object function 
> makes the mistake of hiding the true source of the import error by overriding 
> importerror with nova.exceptions.NotFound, which misleads the user to think 
> that VlanManager does not exist, when in fact it is a dependency problem that 
> causes it to "not exist".
> I had to install python-sqlalchemy too, to run nova-compute
> All the daemons i started with --nodaemon
> NGINX as configured as per the instructions just cnanot be run because it 
> causes nova-objectstore to simply fail to start up.  
> 2010-09-15 19:48:05-0700 [-] twisted.internet.error.CannotListenError: 
> Couldn't listen on any:3333: [Errno 98] Address already in use.
> Had to stop nginx because of that.
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