OpenStack in Fedora 15

Angus Salkeld asalkeld at
Fri Sep 2 00:20:09 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 01, 2011 at 06:33:25PM -0400, Robert Knight wrote:
> As I have reported in the Wiki, there are troubles with the SysV init 
> scripts on Fedora 15.  The defect is caused by the change in F15 to a 
> tmpfs for /var/run.  Thus, the target directory for the pid's does not 
> survive a reboot.  So, some way is needed to (re-)create /var/run/glance 
> and /var/run/nova or the startup scripts need to be changed to just put 
> the pid's directly into /var/run, which will be there.  Does anyone know 
> whether there is a standard resolution to this?

Can't the init scripts just "mkdir -p /var/run/nova" before starting the

> The Short-Description and Description fields in the SysV init script for 
> openstack-glance-registry (as well as the other comments) is incorrect.
> The systemd packaging guidelines say that the systemd unit files should 
> be sent back upstream.  Does anyone know whether upstream would accept this?

I converted the init scripts to systemd units in f16, I haven't
submitted these upstream as they don't seem to have any init scripts
in their repo's (other than for xenserver).


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