cloud-init fails to set hostname

Juerg Haefliger juergh at gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 08:27:54 UTC 2013


On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 9:31 AM, Sandro "red" Mathys
<red at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> I just gave the F19 TC5 cloud image [1] a spin and the first impression is
> very good (great job, Matthew!) except for one thing. Can anyone reproduce
> the following?
>
> [root at f19t2 ~]# journalctl -u cloud-init.service | grep hostname
> Jun 18 07:02:47 f19t2 cloud-init[447]: [CLOUDINIT] util.py[WARNING]: Failed
> to set the hostname to f19t2.novalocal (f19t2)
> Jun 18 07:02:47 f19t2 cloud-init[447]: [CLOUDINIT] util.py[DEBUG]: Failed to
> set the hostname to f19t2.novalocal (f19t2)
> Jun 18 07:02:47 f19t2 cloud-init[447]: [CLOUDINIT] util.py[WARNING]: Running
> set_hostname (<module 'cloudinit.config.cc_set_hostname' from
> '/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/cloudinit/config/cc_set_hostname.pyc'>)
> failed
> Jun 18 07:02:47 f19t2 cloud-init[447]: [CLOUDINIT] util.py[DEBUG]: Running
> set_hostname (<module 'cloudinit.config.cc_set_hostname' from
> '/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/cloudinit/config/cc_set_hostname.pyc'>)
> failed
> Jun 18 07:02:47 f19t2 cloud-init[447]: [CLOUDINIT] helpers.py[DEBUG]:
> Running config-update_hostname using lock (<cloudinit.helpers.DummyLock
> object at 0x32dbb10>)
> Jun 18 07:02:47 f19t2 cloud-init[447]: [CLOUDINIT]
> cc_update_hostname.py[DEBUG]: Updating hostname to f19t2.novalocal (f19t2)
> Jun 18 07:02:47 f19t2 cloud-init[447]: [CLOUDINIT] util.py[DEBUG]: Running
> command ['hostname'] with allowed return codes [0] (shell=False,
> capture=True)
> Jun 18 07:02:47 f19t2 cloud-init[447]: [CLOUDINIT] __init__.py[DEBUG]:
> Attempting to update hostname to f19t2.novalocal in 1 files
> Jun 18 07:02:47 f19t2 cloud-init[447]: [CLOUDINIT] util.py[DEBUG]: Running
> command ['hostnamectl', 'set-hostname', 'f19t2.novalocal'] with allowed
> return codes [0] (shell=False, capture=True)
> Jun 18 07:03:12 f19t2 cloud-init[447]: [CLOUDINIT] util.py[WARNING]: Failed
> to write hostname f19t2.novalocal to /var/lib/cloud/data/previous-hostname
> Jun 18 07:03:12 f19t2 cloud-init[447]: [CLOUDINIT] util.py[DEBUG]: Failed to
> write hostname f19t2.novalocal to /var/lib/cloud/data/previous-hostname
> [root at f19t2 ~]# hostname
> f19t2
>
> So the hostname is set to f19t2 (the name I gave the instance) somehow but
> setting it to f19t2.novalocal fails...not even sure why it's set in two
> different ways and to two different values.
>
> Let me know if more information is required or if it's worth opening a bug
> report for this issue.

See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=964006

...Juerg

> -- Sandro
>
> [1] https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/stage/19-TC5/Images/
>
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