Re: Ec2: Boot time delays
On 04/11/16 10:12 AM, Tim Sattarov wrote:
> On 04/11/16 01:26 AM, James Bromberger wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Some of you may recall a 30 second delay for xen_fb_frontend when
>> booting Debian in EC2. It appears that this is now starting to
>> resolve - if you launch (or stop/start) an instance and get a newer BIOS
>> from the hypervisor. Today I took a running instance and used dmidecode
>> to look at the BIOS, and saw:
> Nice, thanks for finding that !
> For me the problem with longer boots was about new instances in
> autoscaling groups,
> meaning longer reaction to scaling event.
> Now it is 30 seconds faster !
Just checked on one of the instances:
Release Date: 05/12/2016
[ 6.352070] xenbus_probe_frontend: Waiting for devices to initialise:
[ 31.353103] xenbus_probe_frontend: Timeout connecting to device:
device/vfb/0 (local state 3, remote state 1)
James: what region and instance type are you using ?