Oracle OpenStack 4.0.1: On Oracle VM Server Compute Node, nova_compute Container Keeps Restarting then Eventually Shutdown if libvirtd Service is Not Running

(Doc ID 2387720.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux - Version OpenStack 4.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Oracle VM Server compute node, the nova_compute container keeps restarting then eventually shutdown:
$ docker ps
CONTAINER ID IMAGE COMMAND CREATED STATUS PORTS NAMES
1d3a011a8c0d oracle/ol-openstack-neutron-openvswitch-agent:4.0 "kolla_start" 36 minutes ago Up 5 minutes neutron_openvswitch_agent
3d2b57cefb0c oracle/ol-openstack-openvswitch-vswitchd:4.0 "kolla_start" 53 minutes ago Up 5 minutes openvswitch_vswitchd
6669d353ce33 oracle/ol-openstack-openvswitch-db-server:4.0 "kolla_start" 53 minutes ago Up 5 minutes openvswitch_db
8f4afc245219 oracle/ol-openstack-nova-compute:4.0 "kolla_start" 59 minutes ago Up 29 seconds nova_compute
341b504a7917 oracle/ol-openstack-nova-ssh:4.0 "kolla_start" 59 minutes ago Up 5 minutes nova_ssh
c3b34b823a76 oracle/ol-openstack-multipathd:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 5 minutes multipathd
d85de80e0191 oracle/ol-openstack-iscsid:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 5 minutes iscsid
bcabd75bfe26 oracle/ol-openstack-chrony:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 5 minutes chrony
52aefabe5287 oracle/ol-openstack-cron:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 5 minutes cron
1744b36f2f10 oracle/ol-openstack-kolla-toolbox:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 5 minutes kolla_toolbox
1d7feb524b9f oracle/ol-openstack-fluentd:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 5 minutes fluentd
$ docker ps
CONTAINER ID IMAGE COMMAND CREATED STATUS PORTS NAMES
1d3a011a8c0d oracle/ol-openstack-neutron-openvswitch-agent:4.0 "kolla_start" 43 minutes ago Up 13 minutes neutron_openvswitch_agent
3d2b57cefb0c oracle/ol-openstack-openvswitch-vswitchd:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 13 minutes openvswitch_vswitchd
6669d353ce33 oracle/ol-openstack-openvswitch-db-server:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 13 minutes openvswitch_db
341b504a7917 oracle/ol-openstack-nova-ssh:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 13 minutes nova_ssh
c3b34b823a76 oracle/ol-openstack-multipathd:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 13 minutes multipathd
d85de80e0191 oracle/ol-openstack-iscsid:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 13 minutes iscsid
bcabd75bfe26 oracle/ol-openstack-chrony:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 13 minutes chrony
52aefabe5287 oracle/ol-openstack-cron:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 13 minutes cron
1744b36f2f10 oracle/ol-openstack-kolla-toolbox:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 13 minutes kolla_toolbox
1d7feb524b9f oracle/ol-openstack-fluentd:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 13 minutes fluentd

 

Restart docker service does not help:

$ service docker restart
Stopping docker: [ OK ]
Starting docker: ..... [ OK ]
$ docker ps
CONTAINER ID IMAGE COMMAND CREATED STATUS PORTS NAMES
1d3a011a8c0d oracle/ol-openstack-neutron-openvswitch-agent:4.0 "kolla_start" 44 minutes ago Up Less than a second neutron_openvswitch_agent
3d2b57cefb0c oracle/ol-openstack-openvswitch-vswitchd:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 9 seconds openvswitch_vswitchd
6669d353ce33 oracle/ol-openstack-openvswitch-db-server:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 2 seconds openvswitch_db
341b504a7917 oracle/ol-openstack-nova-ssh:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 12 seconds nova_ssh
c3b34b823a76 oracle/ol-openstack-multipathd:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up Less than a second multipathd
d85de80e0191 oracle/ol-openstack-iscsid:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up Less than a second iscsid
bcabd75bfe26 oracle/ol-openstack-chrony:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 11 seconds chrony
52aefabe5287 oracle/ol-openstack-cron:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 12 seconds cron
1744b36f2f10 oracle/ol-openstack-kolla-toolbox:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 1 seconds kolla_toolbox
1d7feb524b9f oracle/ol-openstack-fluentd:4.0 "kolla_start" About an hour ago Up 11 seconds fluentd

Cause

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