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Re: [OpenStack] Xen Hypervisor
Just realized my reply was accidentally not sent to the list.
On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 2:03 PM, Todd Deshane <todd.deshane@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Please post specific error messages.
> Some general suggestions inline.
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 12:56 PM, Alexandre Leites <alex_tkd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> First let me say that i'm trying to install xen hypervisor and integrate it
>> with OpenStack for more than one week. I'm studying OpenStack for a company
>> and this company doesn't allow us to use ready scripts (Why? they want to be
>> different from the whole world).
>> I have used some links for references:
>> Me and my coworker are trying to install this and integrate on a running and
>> tested OpenStack infrastructure, so this machines will have just
>> nova-compute service. He is trying with XCP and I with XenServer, so let me
>> introduces our tries:
>> 1. XCP On Ubuntu (Kronos)
>> * Install fine
>> * Doesn't work
> There are devstack scripts that create the VMs for you on this
> xcp-toolstack branch.
> Kronos hasn't officially been released to anything stable yet, but
> Ubuntu 12.04 and Debian Wheezy should have decently stable support.
>> 2. XCP On CentOS
>> * Install fine
>> * We can run a instance of Ubuntu using XenCenter
>> * Installed nova-compute and configured it.
>> * No Errors, but when we try to run a instance on it, appears on an error
>> about XAPI.
>> * We read something about privileged guest, how to set it?
> It sounds like you need to convert your VM to a PV guest and not a HVM guest.
>> 3. DevStack (We can't use this, but also tried to)
>> * Install XenServer (or XCP, we tested on both)
>> * Following
>> * On Step 4, it wont create ALLINONE.xva and give some errors about
>> directories on console (running script with root user on XenServer)
> post the specific errors and we can help you work through it.
>> I hope that someone can help me solve this problems, and maybe help someone
>> else to install Xen and integrate with OpenStack.
>> Why this is so difficult?
> We are working on making everything work together smoothly. Sorry that
> you have ran into so much trouble so far.
> Todd Deshane