SUSE Cloud 2.0 Chef Crowbar RuntimeError: Forked convergence run failed.
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When verifying the /var/chef/cache/chef-stacktrace.out file the following was listed :
RuntimeError: Forked convergence run failed
It is very important to realize that the /var file system is not 'just' only considered to be used for log files. This also contains quite some data, and with SUSE Cloud 2.0, includes data stored by Rabbitmq.
(Note: The Rabbitmq behavior is documented on the RabbitMQ website. Please read the section on Disk-Based Flow Control.
/var/log/rabbitmq/rabbit@<server_name>.log-<date> log file.
This log file contained a series of events as listed below :
=INFO REPORT==== 10-Nov-2013::00:28:39 ===
Disk free space insufficient. Free bytes:999919616 Limit:1000000000
RabbitMQ is used by chef, once RabbitMQ stops working, this will in turn block chef, with chef being blocked, this will in turn block crowbar again.
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- Creation Date:17-DEC-13
- Modified Date:17-FEB-17
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