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asked 2019-02-25 09:37:14 -0500

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I have installed PACKSTACK queens version in two servers with the time the memory is low and I have added more memory to the servers.

I have followed this documentations: ( ( (

In Horizon, the hipervisor have not updated the local storage parameter.

How can I add news HDD to my openstack (Packstack queens version)? Thank you very muchs. Best regard.

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Do you want to increase volume storage or hypervisor storage? Or both?

By default (and I think Packstack uses the default), hypervisor storage is under /var/lib/nova/instances on compute nodes. If you don't add storage there, it has no effect on the hypervisor.

Bernd Bausch gravatar imageBernd Bausch ( 2019-02-25 17:12:31 -0500 )edit

I have added 16 TB of physical memory, I want the openstack to recognise this capacity in hypervisor. because I need to create a virtual disk 1TB of capacity

amfgomez gravatar imageamfgomez ( 2019-02-26 05:39:54 -0500 )edit

Could I create a /dev/loop partitions on the DISK? or you recommend another solution better

amfgomez gravatar imageamfgomez ( 2019-02-26 05:43:37 -0500 )edit

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answered 2019-02-26 06:41:45 -0500

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I have mounted the HDD in /var/lib/nova/instances. The hipervisor shows the expected local storage space. 2TB to 30TB

I have tried to create an instance and I got the next error:

Mensaje Build of instance 1ad33da4-b874-4acb-b27d-6a1adcbf393b aborted: Volume a7ce159d-ac9c-4d57-a068-0a972b85cc14 did not finish being created even after we waited 12 seconds or 5 attempts. And its status is error.

Código 500

Detalles File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/nova/compute/", line 1828, in _do_build_and_run_instance filter_properties, request_spec) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/nova/compute/", line 2050, in _build_and_run_instance bdms=block_device_mapping) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/oslo_utils/", line 220, in __exit__ self.force_reraise() File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/oslo_utils/", line 196, in force_reraise six.reraise(self.type_, self.value, self.tb) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/nova/compute/", line 2002, in _build_and_run_instance block_device_mapping) as resources: File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/", line 17, in __enter__ return File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/nova/compute/", line 2212, in _build_resources reason=e.format_message())

Can someone help me??

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This instance has a volume as storage, and this volume is not created in time or not at all. Check the Cinder logs.

By the way, you have a better chance getting answers when you create a new question instead of an answer to an old question.

Bernd Bausch gravatar imageBernd Bausch ( 2019-02-26 07:45:25 -0500 )edit

Try to increase the volume creation timeouts in nova.conf (compute), the default won't suffice for such large volumes. Check the values for block_device_allocate_retries, block_device_allocate_retries_interval and block_device_creation_timeout. Increase them and restart the nova compute.

eblock gravatar imageeblock ( 2019-02-26 08:04:36 -0500 )edit

why does openstack not create the instance?

amfgomez gravatar imageamfgomez ( 2019-02-26 08:17:03 -0500 )edit

I am going to try eblock solution

amfgomez gravatar imageamfgomez ( 2019-02-26 08:17:47 -0500 )edit

eblock solutions does not work

amfgomez gravatar imageamfgomez ( 2019-02-26 08:24:37 -0500 )edit

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