OpenStack Disk Problem

asked 2013-10-31 08:21:59 -0600

hexatechnologies gravatar image

Hello, i have problem with openstack when i trying to install any operating system using ISO files In example i have added the Centos 6.4 ISO image in OpenStack Portal and created new instance with this image , the error appearing in the disk partitionation step , it's shows no usable disk have been found , but i choised flavor with 20GB Disk Space ,

Please i need help about this because my project stopped at this step

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answered 2013-10-31 09:09:26 -0600

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It is not (currently) easy to build an image in OpenStack by booting from an ISO. In general, to create a new image for use in OpenStack you should:

  • Boot the ISO locally using a virtualization platform of your choice (KVM, VirtualBox, etc).
  • Install and configure the operating system to meet your needs
  • Shut down your local instance
  • Upload the image to OpenStack using glance image-create ...

Alternatively, you can grab a pre-configured image (e.g., from Fedora or Ubuntu), upload that via glance, and then configure it to meet your needs (and then snapshot the end result and use that for deploying additional instance).

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answered 2013-10-31 08:56:02 -0600

updated 2013-10-31 09:02:35 -0600

Try to use prepared qcow image instead of iso.

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Hi, are there some similar pre-prepared images for Ubuntu ?

SyCode7 gravatar imageSyCode7 ( 2016-12-09 09:45:38 -0600 )edit

answered 2013-10-31 08:59:29 -0600

hexatechnologies gravatar image

if i selected qcow , the iso image not booted

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Upload centos qcow2 image to glance. For example use this link Then create instance from it.

laboshinl gravatar imagelaboshinl ( 2013-10-31 09:10:00 -0600 )edit

thanks for this link , but i have followed your steps but when the machine finished setup i have executed df -h the vda1 is only 1 GB but i have choised flavor with 40GB , i need the vda take all the space

hexatechnologies gravatar imagehexatechnologies ( 2013-10-31 09:23:19 -0600 )edit

Its strange. I thought we have implemented auto-resize in this image.

laboshinl gravatar imagelaboshinl ( 2013-10-31 10:01:28 -0600 )edit

Can you tell me what can i do ?

hexatechnologies gravatar imagehexatechnologies ( 2013-10-31 10:07:04 -0600 )edit

laboshinl i need to contact with you using instant messaging , are you have skype ?

hexatechnologies gravatar imagehexatechnologies ( 2013-10-31 10:21:17 -0600 )edit

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