[PKG-Openstack-devel] OpenStack image for debian-testing

Steve McIntyre steve at einval.com
Sat May 14 16:11:43 UTC 2016

On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 10:45:46AM +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>On 05/10/2016 04:01 PM, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> dpkg: error processing package cloud-init (--configure):
>>  dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
>> Errors were encountered while processing:
>>  python3-cryptography
>>  python3-oauthlib
>>  cloud-init
>> ...
>Hi Steve,
>I investigated a little bit, and found out. The problem is that
>python-cryptography needs python3-cffi-backend-9729, which is a
>Provides: of python-cffi-backend, but the later doesn't get installed
>automatically. Manually adding python-cffi-backend to the list of
>package to install using debootstrap fixed the problem.
>After this was fixed, I bumped into another problem: /etc/kbd/config
>doesn't exist anymore in Stretch, and the script was attempting to edit
>it with sed (to disable console blanking, which is annoying in the
>cloud). So I had to test if the file is there (since we still want to
>retain compatibility with Jessie, where the setterm will happen), and
>also added consoleblank=0 to the kernel command line, so that in Stretch
>we still have no console blanking. If anyone knows a better way than the
>kernel command line, please let me know.
>All of this is now included in version 1.8 of openstack-debian-images
>which I have just uploaded to Sid. Please use that fixed version and try
>again to manually generate the image, then when it migrate to Stretch,
>maybe you can re-activate automated generation of the image?

Just tested now, and it works OK - see the output on cdimage.d.o. I've
re-enabled the weekly build now too. If you could add the simple
output of the debootstrap log on failure too, that would be lovely.

>P.S: It's still on my TODO to: 1/ merge Waldi's patch for Azure 2/
>Switch to grub. Help on this welcome...


Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve at einval.com
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