[ironic][tripleo][kayobe][tenks][vbmc] Do you also experience random issues with vbmc?

Mark Goddard mark at stackhpc.com
Mon Mar 7 08:51:12 UTC 2022

On Sun, 6 Mar 2022 at 08:51, Radosław Piliszek
<radoslaw.piliszek at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear fellow upstream OpenStackers,
> I tagged the main projects that use vbmc intensively because I have a
> question regarding the stability of vbmc.
> I have been working on adding baremetal testing in Kolla Ansible using
> Tenks and thus also VirtualBMC.
> I am encountering random failures that I am at the moment unable to debug.
> It seems vbmc likes to reject the "chassis bootdev pxe" ipmitool
> command from time to time (the command is issued when trying to deploy
> a host).
> This seems permanent per case as ironic retries this call several
> times only to fail.
> The error message is "Error setting Chassis Boot Parameter 5".
> I can't see any trace in vbmc logs (with DEBUG enabled).
> Other ipmitool commands seem to work fine (like periodic power status).
> I was wondering if any of you also experienced this issue.
> I am providing a link to an excerpt from the logs. [1]
> It also shows a raw ipmitool command succeeding only to let the next one fail.
> [1] https://paste.ubuntu.com/p/MgHHpDvVGf/


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> -yoctozepto

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