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From Alex Heneveld <alex.henev...@cloudsoftcorp.com>
Subject Re: Problems using whirr to launch ubuntu machines
Date Sat, 15 Sep 2012 20:20:04 GMT
Hi David,

I think Andrei is asking if you can send the props/config file (recipe) you
are using.

Best,
Alex
On Sep 15, 2012 7:43 PM, "David Rosenstrauch" <darose@darose.net> wrote:

> We're using whirr v0.8.
>
> What message is it that you're suggesting I add to the hadoop.properties
> file?
>
> Thanks,
>
> DR
>
> On Sat, September 15, 2012 12:59 pm, Andrei Savu wrote:
> > Please add to this message your .properties file. What version of Whirr
> > are
> > you using?
> > On Sep 15, 2012 7:52 PM, "David Rosenstrauch" <darose@darose.net> wrote:
> >
> >> We've been using whirr to launch instances of the (redhat-based) Amazon
> >> AMI, which has been working.  However, I'm now trying to switch to
> >> launching an ubuntu-based AMI, and I'm running into problems.
> >>
> >> Ubuntu, as you might recall, doesn't allow you to log in directly as
> >> root.
> >>  Rather, you log in as user ubuntu, and then sudo to root.  This is
> >> causing problems when whirr tries to set up my data nodes.
> >>
> >> I've configured whirr to use "ubuntu" as the bootstrap user, which seems
> >> to work fine initially.  But after a short while in the installation
> >> process, it fails.  And when I go onto the data node machine to watch
> >> what's happening, I see that something (most likely whirr) is trying to
> >> login as root.  So I'm fairly certain that's what's causing the
> >> installation to fail.
> >>
> >> Is there a way around this issue?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> DR
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>
>

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