KeyError: 'handler'

Bug #739694 reported by Andreas Hasenack
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
cloud-init (Ubuntu)
Fix Released

Bug Description

Binary package hint: cloud-init

Got this in the console output of natty when booting up natty with landscape-client info in user-data:

"""WARN:consuming user data failed!
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/cloud-init", line 180, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/cloud-init", line 144, in main
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/cloudinit/", line 307, in sem_and_run
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/cloudinit/", line 351, in consume_userdata
    self.part_handlers, data)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/cloudinit/", line 179, in walk_userdata
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/cloudinit/", line 366, in handle_handler
    handlerdir = self.get_ipath("handler")
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/cloudinit/", line 317, in get_ipath
    % (varlibdir,self.get_instance_id(), pathmap[name]))
KeyError: 'handler'

cloud-init version 0.6.1-0ubuntu2

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Andreas Hasenack (ahasenack) wrote :

workaround to use after the instance started:
- apply patch:

=== modified file 'cloudinit/'
--- cloudinit/ 2011-02-07 19:36:33 +0000
+++ cloudinit/ 2011-03-21 20:18:27 +0000
@@ -363,7 +363,7 @@

         # write content to instance's handlerdir
- handlerdir = self.get_ipath("handler")
+ handlerdir = self.get_ipath("handlers")
         modname = 'part-handler-%03d' % self.handlercount
         modfname = modname + ".py"
         util.write_file("%s/%s" % (handlerdir,modfname), payload, 0600)

- rm -Rf /var/lib/cloud/instance*
- reboot

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package cloud-init - 0.6.1-0ubuntu4

cloud-init (0.6.1-0ubuntu4) natty; urgency=low

  * catch up to trunk cloud-init (rev 389).
  * fix bug in part-handler code, that broke part handlers (LP: #739694)
  * fix sporadic resizefs failure (LP: #726938)
 -- Scott Moser <email address hidden> Mon, 21 Mar 2011 22:06:59 -0400

Changed in cloud-init (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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