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Issues with using an EBS volume

From: Jacob Barhak <no email>
Date: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 02:58:33 -0500


Perhaps someone in the group can help out with using an EBS volume.

I created an EBS volume and want to launch a cluster that uses it. I am
doing this in an attempt to solve the disk limitation problem I encountered
and is reported in this list at:

However, I encounter the following error during starting the cluster.

>>> Setting up the cluster...
>>> Attaching volume vol-f0ae61cb to master node on /dev/sdz ...
>>> Configuring hostnames...
2/2 ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
!!! ERROR - volume has more than one partition, please specify which
partition t
o use (e.g. partition=0, partition=1, etc.) in the volume's config
The full transcript is attached.

I have the following lines in my configuration file:

VOLUMES = mydata
[volume mydata]
VOLUME_ID = vol-f0ae61cb
MOUNT_PATH = /mydata

I tried adding PARTITION = 0, and PARTITION = 1 to the volume definition in
the configuration file, yet nothing seems to fix this.

I also tried using "starcluster createvolume" to create the volume yet I
encountered the same issue as above in whatever method I created the 20gb
I am using ami-a4d64194 for my node images. My configuration and plugin are
derived from the files in

I am operating in us-west-2. I am using starcluster 0.93.3 with windows 7

If anyone has a quick solution or diagnosis test, I will appreciate the


Received on Sun Jul 28 2013 - 03:58:50 EDT
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