[kata-dev] update on kata in fedora, and some questions

Stefan Hajnoczi stefanha at redhat.com
Wed Sep 11 10:33:25 UTC 2019

On Sat, Sep 07, 2019 at 09:10:45PM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:

Thanks for sharing your progress!

> * agent-0001-*.patch: Make kata-agent.service run after
> systemd-udev-settle.service. At one point in my experimenting I needed
> this: kata would communicate with the agent, but networking in the guest
> didn't seem to be set up yet, and configuring eth0 was failing. However
> if I revert this now it doesn't seem to cause any failures. This may be
> due to /etc/modules-load.d/kata-modules.conf loading the necessary bits
> early enough, but that may still be race-y. I figured I'd mention it for
> posterity.

I hit the same issue when using a Fedora modular kernel, I think.
kata-runtime is unhappy if kata-agent cannot respond with network
configuration details.

> * AGENT_INIT=no is the default, meaning /sbin/init == systemd, not
> /sbin/init == kata-agent. Is that generally the preferred config? When I
> was flailing around trying to get anything to work I tried
> AGENT_INIT=yes but didn't get anywhere

Could be monolithic (common with Kata) vs modular kernel issue.  Have
all drivers loaded before kata-agent runs?

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