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O3L 1.0: "# packstack --allinone" on OVS failed: Checking if the Cinder server has a cinder-volumes vg[ERROR] (Doc ID 2000952.1)

Last updated on MAY 07, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux - Version OpenStack 1.0 to OpenStack 1.0 [Release ODOS1]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


Installation of one-in-all scenario on Oracle VM Server failed with error:

[root@o3l ~]# packstack --allinone --use-epel=n
Welcome to Installer setup utility
Packstack changed given value  to required value /root/.ssh/

Clean Up                                             [ DONE ]
root@10.XX.XX.101's password:
Setting up ssh keys                                  [ DONE ]
Discovering hosts' details                           [ DONE ]
Adding pre install manifest entries                  [ DONE ]
Adding MySQL manifest entries                        [ DONE ]
Adding AMQP manifest entries                         [ DONE ]
Adding Keystone manifest entries                     [ DONE ]
Adding Glance Keystone manifest entries              [ DONE ]
Adding Glance manifest entries                       [ DONE ]
Installing dependencies for Cinder                   [ DONE ]
Adding Cinder Keystone manifest entries              [ DONE ]
Adding Cinder manifest entries                       [ DONE ]
Checking if the Cinder server has a cinder-volumes vg[ ERROR ]

ERROR : Cinder's volume group 'cinder-volumes' could not be created
Please check log file /var/tmp/packstack/20150420-034014-Rmc6PE/openstack-setup.log for more information

Additional information:
 * A new answerfile was created in: /root/packstack-answers-20150420-034015.txt
 * Time synchronization installation was skipped. Please note that unsynchronized time on server instances might be problem for some OpenStack components.


Corresponding log:

[root@o3l ~]# cat /var/tmp/packstack/20150420-034014-Rmc6PE/openstack-setup.log
vgdisplay cinder-volumes
2015-04-20 03:40:21::INFO::shell::78::root:: [10.XX.XX.101] Executing script:
losetup -d $(losetup -j /var/lib/cinder/cinder-volumes | cut -d : -f 1)
2015-04-20 03:40:22::ERROR::run_setup::892::root:: Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/packstack/installer/", line 873, in main
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/packstack/installer/", line 657, in single_step_aio_install
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/packstack/installer/", line 690, in single_step_install
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/packstack/installer/", line 574, in _main
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/packstack/installer/", line 553, in runSequences
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/packstack/installer/", line 84, in runAllSequences
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/packstack/installer/core/", line 96, in run
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/packstack/installer/core/", line 43, in run
    raise SequenceError(str(ex))
SequenceError: Cinder's volume group 'cinder-volumes' could not be created

2015-04-20 03:40:22::INFO::shell::78::root:: [10.XX.XX.101] Executing script:
rm -rf /var/tmp/packstack/412dfd5f541444f0a5782d1acc659eec





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