[openstack-dev] [ironic] PTG Summary

Dmitry Tantsur dtantsur at redhat.com
Mon Mar 12 11:45:43 UTC 2018

Hi Tim,

Thanks for the information.

I personally don't see problems with cleaning running weeks, when needed. What 
I'd avoid is replicating the same cleaning machinery but with a different name. 
I think we should try to make cleaning work for this case instead.


On 03/12/2018 12:33 PM, Tim Bell wrote:
> Julia,
> A basic summary of CERN does burn-in is at http://openstack-in-production.blogspot.ch/2018/03/hardware-burn-in-in-cern-datacenter.html
> Given that the burn in takes weeks to run, we'd see it as a different step to cleaning (with some parts in common such as firmware upgrades to latest levels)
> Tim
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julia Kreger <juliaashleykreger at gmail.com>
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> Date: Thursday, 8 March 2018 at 22:10
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> Subject: [openstack-dev] [ironic] PTG Summary
> ...
>      Cleaning - Burn-in
>      As part of discussing cleaning changes, we discussed supporting a
>      "burn-in" mode where hardware could be left to run load, memory, or
>      other tests for a period of time. We did not have consensus on a
>      generic solution, other than that this should likely involve
>      clean-steps that we already have, and maybe another entry point into
>      cleaning. Since we didn't really have consensus on use cases, we
>      decided the logical thing was to write them down, and then go from
>      there.
>      Action Items:
>      * Community members to document varying burn-in use cases for
>      hardware, as they may vary based upon industry.
>      * Community to try and come up with a couple example clean-steps.
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