Can't run from disk, or make RancherOS persistent in any other method


I’ve been trying to create a RancherOS VM on my laptop for almost a week now, but with no success :frowning:

I carefully followed the instructions here:
Also tried this walk-through:
And read many many other threads here.

The bottom line is that it seems the “cloud-config.yml” file I create is totally ignored, and the RancherOS is only restarting and running from Memory.
I can tell that based on many things, to list only 2:

  • Ssh keys (I ingested in the cloud-config.yml) are not recognized.
  • No partition exists on /dev/sda (it’s not mounted).

Any ideas??

update - I now noticed this error during startup:

see for more details.