[openstack-dev] [rdo-list] [tripleo][quickstart][rdo] shipping python-virtualbmc in Newton to allow undercloud upgrades from Newton to Queens
javier.pena at redhat.com
Thu Oct 5 10:48:35 UTC 2017
> Adding rdo-list in an attempt to get more feeback regarding this
> proposal, tl;dr can we ship python-virtualbmc in Newton?
Given the background, I think it's reasonable to add it to Newton, even though it is close to EOL.
Could you open a review to rdoinfo and add the required tag after https://github.com/redhat-openstack/rdoinfo/blob/master/rdo.yml#L4736-L4737 ? We could iron out any details in the review.
> On 04-10-17 12:08:25, Lee Yarwood wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I'm currently working to get the tripleo-spec for fast-forward upgrades
> > out of WIP and merged ahead of the Queens M-1 milestone next week. One
> > of the documented pre-requisite steps for fast-forward upgrades is for
> > an operator to linearly upgrade the undercloud from Newton (N) to Queens
> > (N+3):
> > https://review.openstack.org/#/c/497257/
> > This is not possible at present with tripleo-quickstart deployed virtual
> > environments thanks to our use of the pxe_ssh Ironic driver in Newton
> > that has now been removed in Pike:
> > https://docs.openstack.org/releasenotes/ironic/pike.html#id14
> > I briefly looked into migrating between pxe_ssh and the new default of
> > vbmc during the Ocata to Pike undercloud upgrade but I'd much rather
> > just deploy Newton using vbmc. AFAICT the only issue here is packaging
> > with the python-virtualbmc package not present in the Newton repos.
> > With that in mind I've submitted the following changes that remove the
> > various conditionals in tripleo-quickstart that block the use of vbmc in
> > Newton and verified that this works by using the Ocata python-virtualbmc
> > package:
> > https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:allow_vbmc_newton+(status:open+OR+status:merged)
> > FWIW I can deploy successfully on Newton with these changes and then
> > upgrade the undercloud to Pike just fine.
> > Would anyone be able to confirm *if* we could ship python-virtualbmc in
> > the Newton relevant repos?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Lee
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