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How to boot an ISO instance on Nova? [closed]

asked 2013-05-27 01:38:13 -0500

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updated 2013-05-29 17:53:22 -0500

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Hello! I have a little problem, I can't boot an ISO image on Nova. When I try to boot, I obtain:"No bootable device".image description

So I attached before a Volume of 4 GB, and I try to boot on, but I've same result.

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I can create in a parallel to Openstack (with Qemu) an QCOW2 Image and then I can boot with, but Is not the goal that I research.

I would like to boot on my ISO image to make my installation procedure and Then I would like to use my Virtual machine like others launch before..

I tried an other solution:

Maybe the volume created before is not bootable. So, I created a new volume with the ID of my image: image description

Then I booted with my flavor, keypair and blockdevicemapping. image description

At the end, my volume is attached and bootable: image description

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But I obtain the same result:

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I tried lots of solutions but no one work at the moment..

Please help me if you have ideas...

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if its possible.... then no need to create VM itself :) good work..keep it up :)

Cloudie gravatar imageCloudie ( 2013-05-27 06:52:32 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-05-27 12:50:20 -0500

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updated 2013-05-29 17:52:38 -0500

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You can add an iso image to glance, then create a Bootable Volume from an Image: Then attach the volume to a running instance. The Grizzly release enables you to create the cinder volume from an image. You may need to restart all OpenStack services after the change.

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Hello annegentle! Thanks for your answer. I ever tried to get this solution with this documentation, but no result for the moment..

Ph4nToM gravatar imagePh4nToM ( 2013-05-28 01:37:18 -0500 )edit
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In fact Openstack want a restart of all his services.. After that it works! Thanks for your help

Ph4nToM gravatar imagePh4nToM ( 2013-05-28 03:16:56 -0500 )edit

Ok, good to know!

annegentle gravatar imageannegentle ( 2013-05-28 13:05:42 -0500 )edit

Thanks for your help. I have an other problem of size that create a problem to ending my installation. I posted a subject if it interests you in:https://ask.openstack.org/question/1634/iso-installation-on-openstack-with-bootable-volume-insufficient-disk-space-for-partitionning/

Ph4nToM gravatar imagePh4nToM ( 2013-05-29 08:04:21 -0500 )edit

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