OpenStack with XCP: Operation not permitted

asked 2014-03-01 17:04:35 -0500

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I installed OpenStack nova on Ubuntu 13.10. The compute node is running Ubuntu 13.10 with xcp-xapi installed. When I tried to create a VM, nova complained said "Operation not permitted". In Dom0 syslog, I saw the same error.

The error text is attached below. nova-compute.log:

2014-03-01 19:26:49.893 1976 TRACE nova.compute.manager [instance: d7846c4a-44d0-4915-abee-591f1ab8e5f6] Failure: ['INTERNAL_ERROR', 'Xenctrl.Error [ memory 7640216 KiB free; to be scrubbed 0 KiB; total 16343 MiB]: 1: Operation not permitted']

Dom0 syslog:

Mar 1 19:08:23 cloud-main xapi: [error|cloud-main|41770 INET|VM.start_on R:2265e266e1ed|xapi] Vmops.start_paused caught: INTERNAL_ERROR: [ Xenctrl.Error("1: Operation not permitted") ]

Mar 1 19:08:24 cloud-main xapi: [20140301T22:38:24.003Z| info|cloud-main|41770 INET|VM.start_on R:2265e266e1ed|audit] ('trackid=c51b1dbcbb8c44659e3cfdea21e81961' 'LOCAL_SUPERUSER' 'bear' 'ALLOWED' 'ERROR:INTERNAL_ERROR: [ Xenctrl.Error [ memory 7640856 KiB free; to be scrubbed 0 KiB; total 16343 MiB]: 1: Operation not permitted ]' 'API' 'VM.start_on' (('vm' 'instance-00000005' 'dbcc3965-ba03-ee26-28ad-f304e4a6563d' 'OpaqueRef:ca553401-bfd2-a0e9-7eb0-baaa791b4917') ('host' 'cloud-main' '01b393cd-a93d-14db-f3ef-b9e490736187' 'OpaqueRef:f13c7e55-33ad-6e9c-b230-b4aa65746af2') ('start_paused' '<boolean>0</boolean>' '' '') ('force' '<boolean>0</boolean>' '' '')))

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answered 2014-03-03 10:20:15 -0500

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Some more tests shown that this is a bug in XCP. I tried to launch a HVM VM in XenCenter and got the same error.

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