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Unable to run Instance, Ends with status Error

asked 2013-06-12 17:44:32 -0600

jec2005 gravatar image

I selected a valid image and set the size to 1 gig. When I start up my instance it downloads the image but then I get a status error in the gui. This is happening when I try a Ubuntu image. Where can I see an error message log?

Can you use mysql to find the error?

Thanks for the help!

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what does nova show <instanceid> return, that will give you some idea on the error. Also check the compute log available at /var/log/nova.

Sagar Ratnakara Nikam gravatar imageSagar Ratnakara Nikam ( 2013-06-12 23:25:19 -0600 )edit

the log is not available at /var/log/nova and checked in /etc/nova/nova.conf and added use_syslog=true still the logs are not getting created. Am I missing something.

Siva Karthikeyan gravatar imageSiva Karthikeyan ( 2013-06-22 19:29:06 -0600 )edit

Are you using devstack. If yes, then use screens to check the log. goto the nova screen using the following screen -r and then goto the nova screen using CTRL+A followed by the nova screen number

Sagar Ratnakara Nikam gravatar imageSagar Ratnakara Nikam ( 2013-06-22 23:45:02 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-06-12 21:55:24 -0600

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You may be interested in the Logging and Monitoring chapter of the OpenStack Operations Guide:

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