[Openstack] baremetal image boot issue

Ravikanth Samprathi rsamprat at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 22:48:59 UTC 2013

I am past the quota issue, i increased the quota for the project.

Where should i get the kernel and ramdisk for tinycore bootstrap?
And how do i download the baremetal agent to the baremetal node?

Now when i do nova boot i see the following issue:

All nova services are up and working.


On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 3:08 PM, Ravikanth Samprathi <rsamprat at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi
> I am new to baremetal provisioning with openstack.
> I have followed this link for the setup:
> https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Baremetal
> I have followed instructions from the above link and generated the vmlinuz
> and ramdisk images.  I loaded these vmlinuz and ramdisk into the baremetal
> node (server) through dnsmasq and PXE.
> Few questions:
> 1> The baremetal node has initramfs but the interfaces are not up and does
> not have any ip address for the interfaces.   Does this mean, the kernel
> and ramdisk that i extracted using disk-image-create as specified from the
> above link is wrong?   What should is see as the image that boots up?
> 2> The baremetal agent does not seem to be present in the filesystem on
> the baremetal node. How should this get loaded/downloaded into the node?
> Then i ran this command on the openstack controller:
> nova boot --flavor my-baremetal-flavor --image my-image my-baremetal-node
> This produces the following error:
> ERROR: Quota exceeded for instances: Requested 1, but already used 10 of 10 instances (HTTP 413) (Request-ID: req-xxxxxxx)
> Questions:
> 1> What should i do to get this working?
> 2> Is the image that is currently present in the baremetal server correct?
> Greatly appreciate any help and pointers.
> Thanks
> Ravi
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