[Nova][Ironic] Reset Configurations in Baremetals Post Provisioning

Kumari, Madhuri madhuri.kumari at intel.com
Wed Jun 26 11:20:25 UTC 2019

Hi Mark,

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Mark Goddard [mailto:mark at stackhpc.com]

>>Hmm, I hadn't realised it would be quite this restricted. Although this could
>>make it work, it does seem to be baking more ironic specifics into nova.
>>There is an issue of standardisation here. Currently we do not have standard
>>traits to describe these things, instead we use custom traits. The reason for
>>this has been discussed earlier in this thread, essentially that we need to
>>encode configuration key and value into the trait, and use the lack of a trait
>>as 'don't care'. We did briefly discuss an alternative approach, but we're a
>>fair way off having that.

I think the issue of standardization is not related to the specific use case we are discussing here. It applies to the current state of ironic virt driver as well as you said.
The idea of using the flavor metadata can fix this but that’s in itself another piece of work.


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