[cinder] [ironic] Any update on Cinder Ceph ISCSI Driver?

Brian Rosmaita rosmaita.fossdev at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 18:05:16 UTC 2020

On 4/27/20 3:08 AM, kevinz wrote:
> Hi Brian,
> Thanks for the response. I think this feature is really intriguing for 
> us, and we from Linaro will try to help to land it as it is inside our 
> scope to HPC scenario. We can offer resources on it to make it happen 
> recently.

That's great to hear!  It would be ideal if you can attend the PTG so we 
can get this planned out for Victoria.  The time slots we'll be using 
are at the top of this etherpad:


Just add in the topic at the bottom of the etherpad, and if you have a 
preference for time slot, indicate that along with your topic.


> On Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 7:52 PM Brian Rosmaita 
> <rosmaita.fossdev at gmail.com <mailto:rosmaita.fossdev at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     On 4/20/20 5:33 AM, kevinz wrote:
>      > Hi Cinder,
>      >
>      > We are looking forward to the IRONIC boot from Cinder Ceph Volume. I
>      > went through the mailist and found the conversation last year,
>     the main
>      > gap for the Ironic boot from Cinder volume(Ceph BACKEND) is lacking
>      > Cinder Ceph iscsi driver.
>      >
>     http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2019-May/006041.html
>      >
>      > So I'm sending to ask the current status for this. We are from
>     Linaro,
>      > all our machines are under Ironic and we use Ceph as backend
>     storage.
>      > Recently we are looking at the Diskless server boot plan from the
>     Ceph
>      > cluster.
>     The developer working on this was forced to rearrange priorities and
>     there hasn't been anyone available among the active Cinder contributors
>     to pick it up.  The current status of the effort is described here:
>     https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/cinder-ceph-iscsi-driver
>     If you are interested in helping to drive this effort, feel free to
>     suggest it as a topic for the Victoria virtual PTG:
>     https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/cinder-victoria-ptg-planning
>     There are several moving parts to this implementation, so it's probably
>     worth assessing the current state of each to see how far we are from an
>     implementation.  And if you are a software developer, or can influence
>     some software developers, we would of course welcome development
>     resources directed toward this effort.
>      > Any info or update or advice, I really appreciate it. Look
>     forward to
>      > hearing from you.
>      >
>      >

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