[openstack-dev] [ironic] this week's priorities and subteam reports

Yeleswarapu, Ramamani ramamani.yeleswarapu at intel.com
Mon Jul 10 21:52:24 UTC 2017


We are glad to present this week's priorities and subteam report for Ironic. As usual, this is pulled directly from the Ironic whiteboard[0] and formatted.

This Week's Priorities (as of the weekly ironic meeting)
1. Docs due to the docs re-org - See http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2017-July/119221.html
    1.1. Ironic - https://review.openstack.org/#/q/status:open+project:openstack/ironic+branch:master+topic:doc-migration
    1.2. Ironic-ui - https://review.openstack.org/#/q/status:open+project:openstack/ironic-ui+branch:master+topic:doc-migration
    1.3. ironic-python-agent - https://review.openstack.org/#/q/status:open+project:openstack/ironic-python-agent+branch:master+topic:doc-migration
    1.4. ironic-inspector - https://review.openstack.org/#/q/status:open+project:openstack/ironic-inspector+branch:master+topic:doc-migration
    1.5. Other subprojects and repos have not been started: virtualbmc, ironic-lib, sushy, sushy-tools, moltenironic, bifrost, ironic-inspector-client
2. Booting from volume:
    2.1. https://review.openstack.org/#/c/427053/ - OSC volume connector
    2.2. https://review.openstack.org/#/c/427738 - OSC volume target
    2.3. https://review.openstack.org/#/c/466186/ - support storage interface
3. Rolling upgrades:
    3.1. Modifications for rolling upgrades: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/476779/
    3.2.  'Add new dbsync command with first online data migration': https://review.openstack.org/#/c/408556/
4. Nova patch for VIF attach/detach: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/419975/
5. Deprecation warning about default CLI version: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/442153/
6. Classic driver deprecation spec: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/464046/

Bugs (dtantsur, vdrok, TheJulia)
- Stats (diff between 26 Jun 2017 and 10 Jul 2017)
- Ironic: 259 bugs (+6) + 258 wishlist items (+3). 27 new (+3), 214 in progress (+7), 1 critical (-1), 33 high (+2) and 31 incomplete
- Inspector: 13 bugs (+1) + 28 wishlist items (-2). 1 new, 12 in progress (-1), 0 critical, 3 high and 3 incomplete
- Nova bugs with Ironic tag: 16 (+3). 4 new (+1), 0 critical, 0 high

Essential Priorities

CI refactoring and missing test coverage
- Standalone CI tests (vsaienk0)
    - next patch to be reviewed, needed for 3rd party CI: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/429770/
- Missing test coverage (all)
    - portgroups and attach/detach tempest tests: https://review.openstack.org/382476
    - local boot with partition images: TODO https://bugs.launchpad.net/ironic/+bug/1531149
    - adoption: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/344975/
        - should probably be changed to use standalone tests
    - root device hints: TODO

Generic boot-from-volume (TheJulia, dtantsur)
- specs and blueprints:
    - http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/ironic-specs/specs/approved/volume-connection-information.html
        - code: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bug/1526231
    - http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/ironic-specs/specs/approved/boot-from-volume-reference-drivers.html
        - code: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bug/1559691
    - https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/ironic-boot-from-volume
        - code: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bp/ironic-boot-from-volume
- status as of most recent weekly meeting:
    - Python-ironicclient API support for volume connectors was landed last week.
        - Version 1.14.0 has been requested to be released - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/482143/
        - More python-ironicclient patches exist and need to be reviewed.
    - We have observed some review activity on the nova patch: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/215385/
        - The above python-ironicclient version needs to be released before the nova patch can be landed.
    - Patch/note tracking etherpad: https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/Ironic-BFV
        Ironic Patches:
            https://review.openstack.org/#/c/214586/ - Volume Connection Information Rest API Change. MERGED
            https://review.openstack.org/#/c/463930/ - CRUD notification updates for volume objects. MERGED
            https://review.openstack.org/#/c/463908/ - Enable cinder storage interface for generic hardware - Approved, Waiting to Merge
            https://review.openstack.org/#/c/463972/ - Add storage_interface to notifications - 4x+2 - Approved, Waiting to Merge
            https://review.openstack.org/#/c/466333/ - Devstack changes or Boot from Volume
            https://review.openstack.org/#/c/472740/ - Tempest test scenario for BFV
            https://review.openstack.org/#/c/427053/ - OSC volume connector
            https://review.openstack.org/#/c/427738 - OSC volume target
            https://review.openstack.org/#/c/466186/ - support storage interface - Requires 463908 to land
            https://review.openstack.org/#/c/479840 - Ironic cli volume connector commands
            https://review.openstack.org/#/c/479848 - ironic cli volume target commands

Rolling upgrades and grenade-partial (rloo, jlvillal)
- spec approved; code patches: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bug/1526283
- status as of most recent weekly meeting:
    - next patches ready for reviews:
        - 'Modifications for rolling upgrades': https://review.openstack.org/#/c/476779/
        - 'Add new dbsync command with first online data migration': https://review.openstack.org/#/c/408556/
    - to address restarting services after unpinning, spec ready for reviews: 'SIGHUP restarts services with updated configs': https://review.openstack.org/474309
    - Testing work: done as per spec, but rloo wants to ask vasyl whether we can improve. grenade test will do upgrade so we have old API sending requests to old and/or new conductor, but rloo doesn't think there is anything to control -which- conductor handles the request, so what if old conductor handles all the requests?

Python 3.5 compatibility (Nisha, Ankit)
- Topic: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:goal-python35+NOT+project:openstack/governance+NOT+project:openstack/releases
    - this include all projects, not only ironic
    - please tag all reviews with topic "goal-python35"
other patches for experimental gates are not merging as core reviewers are asking to add the python3 builder in running gates instead of duplicating them in project--config project. https://review.openstack.org/462487,
https://review.openstack.org/462695, https://review.openstack.org/462701 and https://review.openstack.org/462706
- Two ironic patches in review: https://review.openstack.org/473888 and  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/473913/.

Deploying with Apache and WSGI in CI (vsaienk0)
- ironic part seems finished (needs double-checking)
    - do we have install-guide bits on how to do it?
- inspector is TODO and depends on https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bg/1525218

Driver composition (dtantsur)
- spec: http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/ironic-specs/specs/approved/driver-composition-reform.html
- gerrit topic: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/status:open+topic:bug/1524745
- status as of 10 Jul 2017:
    - no progress this week
    - install guide / admin guide docs
        - done except for:
            - upgrading to hardware types: TODO
            - dev docs: TODO
            - fixing nits from previous reviews
    - new hardware types:
        - we need volunteers for SNMP
        - rpioso volunteered to do drac
    - API for hardware interface properties:
        - proposed spec: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/471174/
        - rloo checked with dtantsur, is not needed for completion of driver composition
    - spec on the classic drivers deprecation: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/464046/
        - updated based on comments

Feature parity between two CLIs (rloo, dtantsur)
- Now that we have feature parity:
    - It is "official": client patch with a release note stating the feature parity (in the "prelude" section): reno: feature parity between ironic & OSC  https://review.openstack.org/478230 has merged.
- RFE to track deprecation of Ironic CLI: https://bugs.launchpad.net/python-ironicclient/+bug/1700815
- Bug to track replacement of ironic commands with OSC baremetal commands: https://bugs.launchpad.net/python-ironicclient/+bug/1703409
    - From PTG discussion (https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/ironic-pike-ptg-operations):
        - No more 'ironic' commands in docs.
        - No deprecation in Pike though, defer to Queens
        - We will still need to have feature parity (new CLI features in both ironic & OSC CLI) until we deprecate ironic CLI
- This can be removed from the subteam reporting (rloo)

OSC default API version change (dtantsur)
- status as of 10 Jul 2017:
    - spec merged: http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/ironic-specs/specs/not-implemented/cli-default-api-version.html
    - OSC CLI patch needs review: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/442153/

node tags (zhenguo, vdrok)
- spec: http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/ironic-specs/specs/approved/nodes-tagging.html
- topic: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bug/1526266
- status as of 19 Jun 2017:
    - next on review: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/233357/

High Priorities

Rescue mode (stendulker/aparnav)
- spec: http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/ironic-specs/specs/approved/implement-rescue-mode.html
- code: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bug/1526449+status:open
- Status: 10/7/17
- Need to resolve merge conflicts. Will resolve shortly.

Post-deploy VIF attach/detach (sambetts, vsaienk0)
- blueprint: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/ironic-hotplug-interfaces
- gerrit topic (nova): https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bp/ironic-plug-unplug-vifs-update
- Nova side https://review.openstack.org/#/c/419975/

Physical network awareness (sambetts, vsaienk0)
- Etherpad tracking networking work: https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/Ironic-networking
- spec: http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/ironic-specs/specs/not-implemented/physical-network-awareness.html
- Physical network awareness implementation
    - ironic:
        - Physical network-aware port mapping: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/470406 +A'd waiting for a recheck after static.o.o failure
        - API: https://review.openstack.org/469933
        - Tempest tests: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/470915
    - python-ironicclient:
        - OSC & ironic clients: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/461893
    - Related:
        - Refactor VIFPortIDMixin, separate out neutron-specific code into a subclass: https://review.openstack.org/477597 (ready for review)
        - Create a fake network interface for tempest testing: <included in above patch currently, may be refactored out)
        - Assume neutron port exists in VIFPortIDMixin: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/476949
- networking-baremetal initial patches
    - https://review.openstack.org/448073
    - https://review.openstack.org/448157
    - https://review.openstack.org/450714
- Routed networks support (sambetts, vsaienk0)
    - Dependant on physnet awareness
    - networking-baremetal initial patches
        - https://review.openstack.org/#/c/456235/
    - RFE: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ironic/+bug/1658964
        - No RFE right now as all planned work is in networking-baremetal, but going to keep this around in case we need to make unexpected changes to ironic

Neutron event processing (vdrok, vsaienk0)
- spec at https://review.openstack.org/343684, ready for reviews
- WIP code at https://review.openstack.org/440778

ironic-python-agent's REST API versioning (sambetts)
- RFE: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ironic-python-agent/+bug/1602265
- gerrit topic: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bug/1602265
- status as of 5 Jun 2017:
    - spec merged: http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/ironic-specs/specs/not-implemented/ipa_api_versioning.html
    - code needs rebasing and updating

Optional Priorities

Split away the tempest plugin (jlvillal)
- Have not had time yet to finish scripts (jlvillal) 10-July-2017
- patches waiting for review https://review.openstack.org/#/q/project:openstack/ironic-tempest-plugin
- need to port new patches in ironic/ironic-tempest-plugin (jlvillal)
- need to migrate ironic-inspector/ironic-tempest-plugin (jlvillal)

deploy steps (rloo, mat128, yolanda)
- Ocata summit design session etherpad: https://etherpad.openstack.org/p/ironic-ocata-summit-deploy-time-raid
- RFE: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ironic/+bug/1630376
- status as of most recent weekly meeting:
    - spec needs updating: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/412523/

Redfish driver (lucasagomes, dtantsur)
- topic: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bug/1526477
- status as of Jun 30:
    - fix for power actions: https://review.openstack.org/478958 MERGED
        - I think this concludes this topic!
    - we need more people reviewing sushy
- OOB inspection is in progress, but is probably outside of the scope of this particular topic

Supported power states API (dtantsur)
- topic: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bug/1526226
    - note: the same topic as for soft power and NMI is used, as it's covered by the same spec
- status as of Jun 26th:
    - next on review: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/382194/ (needs update)

Available clean steps API (rloo)
- spec had been approved in mitaka: http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/ironic-specs/specs/5.0/manual-cleaning.html#get-nodes-node-ident-cleaning-steps
- status as of most recent weekly meeting:
    - patch has been rebased and updated, but reviewer comments still need to be addressed and it needs testing: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/278566/

etags in the REST API (pas-ha)
- RFE: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ironic/+bug/1605728
- topic: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bug/1605728
- Spec has merged: http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/ironic-specs/specs/approved/evolve-etags.html
- status as of most recent weekly meeting:
        - The first patch is for adding etags for nodes endpoint, needs rebasing: https://review.openstack.org/392213
        - everything needs a rebase
        - (galyna) Patches-POC are up. Demo: https://asciinema.org/a/103604


Inspector (dtantsur, milan)
- inspector docs affected by the switch (404) patches up, need to do the same for the client
- reviews needed on the worker-api split https://review.openstack.org/#/c/462861/
- PXE filter driver introduced https://review.openstack.org/#/c/439603/ further refactoring work ongoing to switch the iptables filter to the new driver API as well as to introduce the dnsmasq driver

ironic-ui (betherly, ppiela, TheJulia)
- Targeting Pike-3 for release, several outstanding features are in review at this time.

Until next week,

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