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I'm currently trying to install a node with MaaS (virtualbox)

So after I've setup the Maas Controller, I start a second virtual machine with pxe-boot. The installation process runs for some time and then always stops at the following error message

FATAL: Error inserting ipmi_si (lib/modules/3.2.0-31-generic/kernel/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si.ko): No such device

Has anybody some advice as to how this can be fixed?

regards Sandro

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The failure that you see is because this is a virtual machine. The ipmi_si related stuff will only work on real hardware, so the error doesn't really affect your case scenario and you don't really need a fix for it.

A good idea would be if you were able to post the output of /proc/cpuinfo so that we can make sure that the module above is not loaded on Virtual Box VM's.

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Thanks for the quick answer. –  Sandor May 22 '13 at 8:19
    
For some reason, later that day, the commission-process finished. I was playing around with it, but couldn't really reproduce it. Anyway, here's the output of /proc/cpuinfo: processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 42 model name : Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2415M CPU @ 2.30GHz stepping : 7 cpu MHz : 2276.489 cache size : 6144 KB fpu : yes fpu_exception : yes cpuid level : 5 wp : yes –  Sandor May 22 '13 at 8:27
    
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx rdtscp lm constant_tsc rep_good nopl pni monitor ssse3 lahf_lm bogomips : 4552.97 clflush size : 64 cache_alignment : 64 address sizes : 36 bits physical, 48 bits virtual power management: –  Sandor May 22 '13 at 8:28
    
Would be great if that would work with Virtualbox. I was trying to install OpenStack with Juju –  Sandor May 22 '13 at 8:32
    
Unfortunately, IPMI won't work on any virtualization technology. Based on your output, I can't see anything that would tell me that the host is a Virtual Box VM, which would allow me to prevent it from trying to modprobe ipmi_si. Either way, this won't affect how MAAS works. –  Andres Rodriguez Jul 3 '13 at 13:46

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