[openstack-dev] [neutron][infra] Functional job failure rate at 100%

Jakub Libosvar jlibosva at redhat.com
Wed Aug 9 18:46:08 UTC 2017

On 09/08/2017 18:23, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> On 2017-08-09 15:29:04 +0200 (+0200), Jakub Libosvar wrote:
> [...]
>> Is it possible to switch used image for jenkins machines to use
>> back the older version? Any other ideas how to deal with the
>> kernel bug?
> Making our images use non-current kernel packages isn't trivial, but
> as Thierry points out in his reply this is not just a problem for
> our CI system. Basically Ubuntu has broken OpenStack (and probably a
> variety of other uses of conntrack) for a lot of people following
> kernel updates in 16.04 LTS so the fix needs to happen there
> regardless. Right now, basically, Ubuntu Xenial is not a good
> platform to be running OpenStack on until they get the kernel
> regression addressed.

True. Fortunately, the impact is not that catastrophic for Neutron as it
might seem on the first look. Not sure about the other projects, though.
Neutron doesn't create conntrack entries in production code - only in
testing. That said, agents should work just fine even with the kernel bug.

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