[Openstack-operators] [nova] Can we bump MIN_LIBVIRT_VERSION to 1.2.2 in Liberty?

Kris G. Lindgren klindgren at godaddy.com
Thu May 14 19:59:03 UTC 2015

How would this impact someone running juno nova-compute on rhel 6 boxes?
Or installing the python2.7 from SCL and running kilo+ code on rhel6?

For [3] it couldn't we get the exact same information from /proc/cpuinfo?
Kris Lindgren
Senior Linux Systems Engineer
GoDaddy, LLC.

On 5/14/15, 1:23 PM, "Matt Riedemann" <mriedem at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

>The minimum required version of libvirt in the driver is 0.9.11 still
>[1].  We've been gating against 1.2.2 in Ubuntu Trusty 14.04 since Juno.
>The libvirt distro support matrix is here: [2]
>Can we safely assume the people aren't going to be running Libvirt
>compute nodes on RHEL < 7.1 or Ubuntu Precise?
>Regarding RHEL, I think this is a safe bet because in Kilo nova dropped
>python 2.6 support and RHEL > 6 doesn't have py26 so you'd be in trouble
>running kilo+ nova on RHEL 6.x anyway.
>There are some workarounds in the code [3] I'd like to see removed by
>bumping the minimum required version.
>[2] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/LibvirtDistroSupportMatrix
>Matt Riedemann
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