[openstack-dev] [Puppet] Suggestions for Dynamic enabling of SRIOV nic agent

Clayton O'Neill clayton at oneill.net
Fri Jun 24 11:37:05 UTC 2016

I would probably create a custom fact to identify which ones have
sriov capable NICs and use that to selectively enable installation of
the correct packages, setup aggregates, etc.

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 7:19 AM, Sanjay Upadhyay <supadhya at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hello Folks,
> Wondering what is the best approach to dynamically generating info of SRIOV
> capable hosts in a cluster?
> The problem is, user want to deploy sriov-nic-agent on compute nodes, with
> mixed set of h/w configuration, ie set of compute nodes which do not have
> SR-IOV nics and a set of nodes which have SR-IOV capable nics.
> From the perspective of nova, nova can spawn hosts requiring sr-iov via host
> aggregation or flavors (scheduler_default_filters =
> RamFilter,ComputeFilter,AvailabilityZoneFilter,ComputeCapabilitiesFilter,ImagePropertiesFilter,PciPassthroughFilter
> )
> However, from puppet side, we should enable sriov nic agent only on the
> nodes with sr-iov nics. What is the best approach to address this?
> regards
> /sanjay
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