[cinder] new driver freeze & exceptions

Brian Rosmaita rosmaita.fossdev at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 16:55:01 UTC 2022


The NEC Storage V Series driver has merged.

The Lightbits driver has three +2s.  The Lightbits os-brick connector it 
depends on has not yet merged, but has been actively revised to address 
comments.  I am extending the new driver freeze exception until 20:00 
Wednesday 2 February.

On 1/21/22 5:25 PM, Brian Rosmaita wrote:
> Hello Argonauts,
> The new driver merge deadline passed at 20:00 UTC today.
> I'm extending the new driver merge deadline to Friday 28 January at 
> 20:00 UTC for two drivers:
> 1. Lightbits: It has both a cinder and os-brick patch, and I want the 
> team to have more time to look at the os-brick patch.  I think the 
> driver patch is close to ready; the developers have been quick to 
> respond to comments and make revisions.  Also, the third-party CI is 
> functioning and responding on patches.
>    cinder: https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/cinder/+/821602
>    os-brick: https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/os-brick/+/821603
> 2. NEC Storage V Series: the driver patch has one +2 and the third party 
> CI is functioning and responding on patches; I don't see any reason to 
> make this one wait for the Z release.
>    https://review.opendev.org/c/openstack/cinder/+/815614
> Cinder core reviewers: please continue to review the above patches.
> With respect to the other proposed drivers:
> - Pure Storage NVMe-RoCE: vendor decided to hold it for Z
> - Dell EMC PowerStore NFS driver: vendor decided to hold it for Z
> - HPE XP Storage FC & iSCSI: the code is very straightforward, but the 
> CI is not ready yet, so this will have to wait for Z
> - YADRO Tatlin.UNIFIED driver: initial patch arrived yesterday (and has 
> a -1 from Zuul); the CI appears to be running, but the cinder team needs 
> to move on to reviewing os-brick and Yoga feature patches, so this will 
> have to wait for Z also
> cheers,
> brian

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