Boot from volume creation fails when multipath is enabled for the storage array. The following error can be observed in the pf9-cindervolume-base log located at /var/log/pf9/cindervolume-base.log.
ERROR oslo.service.loopingcall [-] Fixed interval looping call 'os_brick.initiator.connectors.fibre_channel._wait_for_device_discovery' failed: NoFibreChannelVolumeDeviceFound: Unable to find a Fibre Channel volume device.
- Platform9 Managed OpenStack - All versions
When multipath is enabled and a bootable volume is being created using a Glance image, the volume creation times out.
- Edit the cinder_override.conf located at /opt/pf9/etc/pf9-cindervolume-base/conf.d/ on Cinder hosts and add the following property to the backend section.
use_multipath_for_image_xfer = true
- Restart the pf9-cindervolume-base service using the following command.
sudo service pf9-cindervolume-base restart