devstack failed: dpkg was interrupted

Bug #1129436 reported by Dolph Mathews on 2013-02-18
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
OpenStack Core Infrastructure
Fix Released
Clark Boylan

Bug Description

From the log linked below:

  E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.

Clark Boylan (cboylan) wrote :

I wonder if this happened because the slave VM could no longer talk to the rackspace apt mirror. We may end up needing to run our own mirror in order to completely kill this problem.

Changed in openstack-ci:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
milestone: none → havana
Clark Boylan (cboylan) wrote :

Actually I think this was due to having automatic updates run on the slave. We used to have unattended upgrades running everywhere which could interfere with dpkg as run by devstack. We have fixed this by disabling unattended upgrades on our single use slaves as they have new images rebuilt daily. This fix was in openstack-infra/config I3989c9e6ad9469f441ca5d3627f7b3b704d8a8da change.

Changed in openstack-ci:
assignee: nobody → Clark Boylan (cboylan)
milestone: havana → icehouse
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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