[Openstack-operators] [Nova] Question about starting nova as service versus directly

Felipe Reyes freyes at tty.cl
Fri Nov 20 12:32:12 UTC 2015

On Thu, 19 Nov 2015 18:37:30 -0700
Joe Topjian <joe at topjian.net> wrote:

> Hi Adam,
> I've seen this happen due to permission issues. Regardless of running
> with sudo, upstart is dropping to the "nova" user.
> I usually debug this by setting a shell on the nova user,
> sudoing/su'ing to nova, then running nova-compute from there. It
> should die with an error message of the cause.
Yes, most likely is related to permissions. Another good source of
information for troubleshooting is /var/log/upstart/nova-compute.log

Felipe Reyes (GPG:0x9B1FFF39)
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