[Openstack-operators] [openstack-dev] [nova][ironic] ironic_host_manager and baremetal scheduler options removal

Mathieu Gagné mgagne at calavera.ca
Wed May 2 17:00:46 UTC 2018

On Wed, May 2, 2018 at 12:49 PM, Matt Riedemann <mriedemos at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/2/2018 11:40 AM, Mathieu Gagné wrote:
>> What's the state of caching_scheduler which could still be using those
>> configs?
> The CachingScheduler has been deprecated since Pike [1]. We discussed the
> CachingScheduler at the Rocky PTG in Dublin [2] and have a TODO to write a
> nova-manage data migration tool to create allocations in Placement for
> instances that were scheduled using the CachingScheduler (since Pike) which
> don't have their own resource allocations set in Placement (remember that
> starting in Pike the FilterScheduler started creating allocations in
> Placement rather than the ResourceTracker in nova-compute).
> If you're running computes that are Ocata or Newton, then the
> ResourceTracker in the nova-compute service should be creating the
> allocations in Placement for you, assuming you have the compute service
> configured to talk to Placement (optional in Newton, required in Ocata).
> [1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/492210/
> [2] https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/nova-ptg-rocky-placement

If one can still run CachingScheduler (even if it's deprecated), I
think we shouldn't remove the above options.
As you can end up with a broken setup and IIUC no way to migrate to
placement since migration script has yet to be written.


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