OpenStack in Fedora 15

Robert Knight knight at
Fri Sep 2 00:31:56 UTC 2011

On 9/1/2011 8:20 PM, Angus Salkeld wrote:
> 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
> binary?
That was indeed the solution I adopted.  What I was asking was whether 
there was a conventional solution -- almost all of the other packages 
that are already present do not build their own subdirectories in /var/run.
>> 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).
I'm glad to hear it.  In which src.rpm are they?
> -Angus
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