[Openstack-operators] A serious mistake on devstack guide frontpage (to cause the compute nodes's state to be XXX)

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 17:15:27 UTC 2012

On 07/15/2012 10:20 AM, zhaoyi.luo wrote:
> The problem was, when issue "nova-manage service list" all the compute
> nodes's state are XXX instead of :-), and they didn't work in fact too.
> After 2 days' struggle, I find the configuration files
> in http://devstack.org/guides/multinode-lab.html have mistake:
> MYSQL_PASS should be MYSQL_PASSWORD, and RABBIT_PASS should be
> Devstack can be installed successfully without any notice if
> RABBIT_PASSWORD is not set(while there would be a prompt for
> MYSQL_PASSWORD), but compute nodes cannot work because they cannot
> access to the message queue, and you can only see the state is XXX.
> hope my experience can help other operators to avoid this issue~
> another problem: why I used --hint force_hosts option to specify host to
> boot instances
> on( http://docs.openstack.org/essex/openstack-compute/admin/content/specify-host-to-boot-instances-on.html) but
> it doesn't work?(it scheduled as this option is not set)

Hi Zhaoyi,

Please do report a bug in devstack with the above description.



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