[tripleo] Re: [infra] NetworkManager on infra Fedora 29 and CentOS nodes

Alex Schultz aschultz at redhat.com
Wed Jan 9 16:02:57 UTC 2019

On Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 11:15 PM Ian Wienand <iwienand at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Just a heads-up; with Fedora 29 the legacy networking setup was moved
> into a separate, not-installed-by-default network-scripts package.
> This has prompted us to finally move to managing interfaces on our
> Fedora and CentOS CI hosts with NetworkManager (see [1])
> Support for this is enabled with features added in glean 1.13.0 and
> diskimage-builder 1.19.0.
> The newly created Fedora 29 nodes [2] will have it enabled, and [3]
> will switch CentOS nodes shortly.  This is tested by our nodepool jobs
> which build images, upload them into devstack and boot them, and then
> check the networking [4].

Don't suppose we could try this with tripleo jobs prior to cutting
them all over could we?  We don't use NetworkManager and infact
os-net-config doesn't currently support NetworkManager.  I don't think
it'll cause problems, but I'd like to have some test prior to cutting
them all over.


> I don't really expect any problems, but be aware NetworkManager
> packages will appear on the CentOS 7 and Fedora base images with these
> changes.
> Thanks
> -i
> [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1643763#c2
> [2] https://review.openstack.org/618672
> [3] https://review.openstack.org/619960
> [4] https://review.openstack.org/618671

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