Ubuntu VM on openstack - cloud-init problem (slow start)

asked 2015-02-25 01:48:55 -0600

agti gravatar image

updated 2015-02-27 04:28:34 -0600

Hi, I'm trying to spawn an ubuntu VM on Openstack Juno (from this image) but I'm facing a strange issue: it seems that cloud-init takes a lot of time (more than 3 minutes)

cloud-init boot finished at Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:18:50 +0000. Up 224.09 seconds.

Is anyone experiencing something like that and are there any options I can configure in Openstack to solve the problem?

I'm using Openstack Juno without DVR, deployed through RDO on CentOS.

Thanks in advance!


Is it possible that the problem is related with neutron-metadata service?


Actual configuration is Juno without DVR with VXLAN as tunnel technology. Could it be related to this particular configuration?

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post some logs from /var/log/nova/nova-compute.log

PradeepNaik gravatar imagePradeepNaik ( 2015-02-25 03:38:22 -0600 )edit

here nova-compute.log

here VM's console-log

agti gravatar imageagti ( 2015-02-25 04:52:29 -0600 )edit

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answered 2015-02-25 03:37:08 -0600

hey there,

the issue of staying instance spwaning state is quite common, the issue might be with the libvirt settings with your respective hypervisor. or a host not found issue. Hoping you have no issues with your ssh-keys.

for more info refer the following link this mught help.


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It is not a spawning problem... VMs get the Active state almost immediately, but then they are unreachable for 4 minutes. On other infrastructures we saw the same image starts in a bunch of seconds.

agti gravatar imageagti ( 2015-02-25 05:20:18 -0600 )edit

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