[Openstack] KILO -- Max disk size is 20 gb

Nasir Mahmood nasir.mahmood at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 03:17:00 UTC 2015


I was expecting that the disk should grow with usage,  which didn't happen
after I tried to create a 40gb file using dd command.

I don't know how to increase the disk partition after booting up the
On 24 Sep 2015 23:58, "Mike Smith" <mismith at overstock.com> wrote:

> I wonder if your disk image has a partition set to 20GB.  Your instance
> may get a bigger disk, but the partition is still set to 20G.   Try running
> an “fdisk -l” or something inside the VM to see if the disk itself is
> actually bigger than the partition you are seeing
> There are cloud init scripts that resize these for you, or Kilo has an
> provisioning-time option to make the disk automatically resize
> Mike Smith
> Principal Engineer / Cloud Team Lead
> Overstock.com
> On Sep 24, 2015, at 12:44 PM, Nasir Mahmood <nasir.mahmood at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> Hi,
> My openstack KILO version installation is almost production level now,
> with 3 compute nodes.
> On a recently added compute node with plenty of disk space, I have tried
> to add a new flavor with 8 cores, 16 gb ram and 500 gb hard disk space. The
> instance spins up, but with 20 gb of disk space only, as it happens on
> others Compute nodes.  This new Compute node has a single partition of 3 tb
> on an  hw raid .
> Any idea..
> Regards,
> Nasir
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