[Openstack-operators] qemu 1.x to 2.0

Mathieu Gagné mgagne at iweb.com
Mon Oct 20 17:24:51 UTC 2014

On 2014-10-19 6:59 PM, Joe Topjian wrote:
> We ended up downgrading to the stock Ubuntu 12.04 qemu 1.0 packages and
> everything is working nicely.

We ended up doing the same in our internal repository.

> I'm wondering if anyone else has run into this issue and how they dealt
> with it or plan to deal with it.
> Also, I'm curious as to why exactly qemu 1.x to 2.0 are incompatible
> with each other. Is this just an Ubuntu issue? Or is this native of qemu?
> Unless I'm missing something, this seems like a big deal. If we continue
> to use Ubuntu's OpenStack packages, we're basically stuck at 12.04 and
> Icehouse unless we have all users snapshot their instance and re-launch
> in a new cloud.

Same story here Joe. As you said, this is a very big deal for most 
operators and I'm sad to hear no migration path is offered. Thanks for 
asking the question.


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