So I wanted experiment with microk8s on my local mac as docker desktop k8s refused to start. Plus, I really want to run microk8s on a rpi at some point.
Unfortunately, microk8s install failed with
Instance stopped while starting
What…does that mean? I’m not by any means a core anything really. I noticed however that since microk8s are running on linux and specifically on some ubuntu distro. So I guess that’s where the error came from.
Yes, multipass failed to create an instance and return “Instance stopped while starting”.
The weird thing is that when I ran `multipass list` I got that my instance were starting but never running. I tried over and over running the command
multipass start -vvvv
Suddenly, I found an error saying something along the lines of
started: qemu-img info /var/root/Library/Caches/multipassd/vault/images/jammy-20230518/ubuntu-22.04-server-cloudimg-amd64.img
Interesting. Or, I have no clue what qemu is and why it wouldn’t work considering the img is in a multipassd folder.
Oh well, after a bit of searching I found this issue
Instance stopped while starting. Sudden corrupt (?) multipass instance. · Issue #1929 ·…
Multipass crashed(?) and no longer able to start. I'm using Nitro, but have a problem that seems to actually be a…
And it seems like you can change the driver to qemu. So this line basically fixed it
multipass set local.driver=qemu
Given you have installed qemu.
Then by running
Now where were I?