I recently upgraded an old droplet from 16.04 ->18.04 ->20.04. The first upgrade went fine but something broke networking after the second update. The droplet no-longer sets its IPV4 address/gateway correctly after a reboot. If I manually configured it using the recovery console everything works fine but it’s obviously broken again on next reboot.
In other words I need to run the following commands before I can use the droplet.
ifconfig eth0 <ipv4 address> netmask 255.255.240.0 up ip route add default via <gateway>
I thought it might be an issue with
cloud-init since I think that is meant to handle configuring the droplet and there was an exception logged in
2023-09-15 23:16:30,093 - util.py[DEBUG]: Getting data from <class 'cloudinit.sources.DataSourceDigitalOcean.DataSourceDigitalOcean'> failed Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/cloudinit/sources/__init__.py", line 1018, in find_source if s.update_metadata_if_supported( File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/cloudinit/sources/__init__.py", line 904, in update_metadata_if_supported result = self.get_data() File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/cloudinit/sources/DataSourceDigitalOcean.py", line 48, in get_data (is_do, droplet_id) = self._get_sysinfo() File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/cloudinit/sources/DataSourceDigitalOcean.py", line 45, in _get_sysinfo return do_helper.read_sysinfo() File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/cloudinit/sources/helpers/digitalocean.py", line 194, in read_sysinfo vendor_name = util.read_dmi_data("system-manufacturer") AttributeError: module 'cloudinit.util' has no attribute 'read_dmi_data' 2023-09-15 23:16:30,096 - main.py[DEBUG]: No local datasource found
I tried upgrading cloud-init to the latest version but that didn’t seem to do anything. Didn’t even resolve the error message.
Any ideas? Should I just cut my loses and copy the data over to a new droplet?
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