[openstack-dev] [ironic][magnum][kolla][ansible][puppet][rally] removing SSH drivers from Ironic
aschultz at redhat.com
Wed Jul 5 13:54:55 UTC 2017
On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 5:01 AM, Pavlo Shchelokovskyy
<pshchelokovskyy at mirantis.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> as mitaka branch was finally EOLed, Ironic team is going to proceed with
> removal of SSH-based power and management drivers for virtualized HW which
> were deprecated back in newton release.
> Since newton the virtualbmc-based simulation of IPMI-capable HW is
> officially supported, and we plan to switch all gates away from using *_ssh
> drivers and eventually remove those from the ironic code, most probably in
> Pike release.
> I've skimmed through the project-config/zuul/layout.yaml and found a number
> of projects that use some gate jobs with 'ironic' in the job name which are
> not defined in project-config/jenkins/jobs/ironic.yaml, those project are
> tagged in the subject of this message.
> While kolla, magnum, OSA and rally seem to have only non-voting jobs with
> ironic and thus should not be completely broken by removal of SSH drivers
> anyway, puppet-ironic seems to have a voting
> "puppet-openstack-integration-jobs-scenario002" job.
We're OK, we don't have the ssh driver in our test job. We also
had previously deprecated the ssh driver in puppet-ironic so we can
remove it now that we're in Pike.
> This message especially concerns deployment-specific projects that do not
> install ironic via DevStack in their gate jobs. To successfully install a
> working ironic which is capable to actually deploy nodes, such projects will
> have to incorporate some additional steps to setup virtualbmc-based HW
> simulation for baremetal nodes and configure nodes enrolled in ironic
> If your project is mentioned, please ensure that any ironic-including gate
> jobs you use do not setup ironic with *_ssh drivers, and switch to other
> supported drivers if needed. Examples of necessary steps can be found in
> ironic's DevStack plugin and in the playbooks of openstack/bifrost project.
> For any questions please do not hesitate to contact ironic team, we'll be
> glad to help you.
> Best regards,
> Dr. Pavlo Shchelokovskyy
> Senior Software Engineer
> Mirantis Inc
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