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From Alex Heneveld <alex.henev...@cloudsoftcorp.com>
Subject Re: Problems using whirr to launch ubuntu machines
Date Sun, 16 Sep 2012 17:38:31 GMT
There are (were?) also whirr.{cluster,login}-user -- have you looked at
these? Am away from computer and memory rusty .. they may be for later in
the process. Will check when I'm back.

Best,
Alex
On Sep 16, 2012 3:41 PM, "David Rosenstrauch" <darose@darose.net> wrote:

> Whoops sorry - didn't understand.  Props file posted below  Again, this is
> using Whirr v0.8.
>
> DR
>
> ---
>
> whirr.env.repo=cdh4
> whirr.cluster-name=hadoopcc
> whirr.instance-templates=1 hadoop-namenode+hadoop-**jobtracker,8
> hadoop-datanode+hadoop-**tasktracker
> whirr.instance-templates-**minimum-number-of-instances=1
> hadoop-namenode+hadoop-**jobtracker, 6 hadoop-datanode+hadoop-**
> tasktracker
> whirr.max-startup-retries=4
> whirr.provider=aws-ec2
> whirr.identity=...
> whirr.credential=...
> whirr.private-key-file=${sys:**user.home}/.ssh/id_rsa
> whirr.public-key-file=${sys:**user.home}/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
> whirr.hadoop.install-function=**install_cdh_hadoop
> whirr.hadoop.configure-**function=configure_cdh_hadoop
> whirr.hardware-id=cc1.4xlarge
> whirr.location-id=us-east-1
> whirr.image-id=us-east-1/ami-**dd7fcfb4
> whirr.bootstrap-user=ubuntu
> hadoop-hdfs.dfs.replication=2
> hadoop-mapreduce.mapred.**tasktracker.map.tasks.maximum=**8
> hadoop-mapreduce.mapred.**tasktracker.reduce.tasks.**maximum=8
> hadoop-mapreduce.mapred.**reduce.tasks=64
> hadoop-mapreduce.mapred.task.**timeout=1800000
> hadoop-mapreduce.mapred.child.**java.opts=-Xmx1024m
>
>
> On 09/15/2012 04:20 PM, Alex Heneveld wrote:
>
>> 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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