[Openstack-operators] [ironic] [all] The last reminder about the classic drivers removal

Dmitry Tantsur dtantsur at redhat.com
Mon Apr 30 12:58:06 UTC 2018

Hi all,

This is the last reminder that the classic drivers will be removed from ironic. 
We plan on finish the removal before Rocky-2. See below for the information on 

If for some reason we need to delay the removal, please speak up NOW. Note that 
I'm personally not inclined to delay it past Rocky, since it requires my time 
and effort to track this process.


On 03/06/2018 12:11 PM, Dmitry Tantsur wrote:
> Hi all,
> As you may already know, we have deprecated classic drivers in the Queens 
> release. We don't have specific removal plans yet. But according to the 
> deprecation policy we may remove them at any time after May 1st, which will be 
> half way to Rocky milestone 2. Personally, I'd like to do it around then.
> The `online_data_migrations` script will handle migrating nodes, if all required 
> hardware interfaces and types are enabled before the upgrade to Queens. 
> Otherwise, check the documentation [1] on how to update your nodes.
> Dmitry
> [1] https://docs.openstack.org/ironic/latest/admin/upgrade-to-hardware-types.html

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