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vm error, cannot boot

asked 2013-05-18 07:34:34 -0600

polslinux gravatar image

updated 2013-05-18 08:19:39 -0600

I have used this guide ( to deploy openstack on a Ubuntu VM inside vmware esxi.
I want to boot the cirros image but after i've created & launched the vm i got "Error" on the "State" column.
My /var/log/nova/nova-compute.log file is empty. I've tried also with an ubuntu image but i always got the same result. What am i doing wrong?
With nova show $vmname i've found this: fault message no valid host was found.

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If nova-compute.log is empty then that would suggest that nova-compute never started.

darragh-oreilly gravatar imagedarragh-oreilly ( 2013-05-18 08:50:21 -0600 )edit

i've solved :) nova-compute not started-up due to an error into the configuration file! :)

polslinux gravatar imagepolslinux ( 2013-05-19 07:24:51 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-05-30 05:27:07 -0600

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The solution was: "nova-compute not started-up due to an error into the configuration file! :)"

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answered 2013-05-30 08:15:40 -0600

RomilGupta gravatar image

Hi ,

There are many reasons which sets instance to ERROR state like Host doesn't have sufficient resources to allocate the instances,there may be some Configuration issues etc. Set debug = True in nova.conf and restart the nova-compute service and post the compute logs.

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