Creating instance errors on "block device mapping is invalid"

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Issue

  • Creating instances error shows "block device mapping is invalid".
  • Nova instance creation failure.
  • Nova boot instance from volume failing.
  • VolumeNotCreated error, Volume did not finish being created even after we waited error.
  • Nova appears to hit a timeout when creating boot from volume instances.

Environment

  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 6
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 7
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16

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