Thanks for doing this. My recollection is that we still need some features
landed in Neutron before this work can complete, but its possible I am

A public status update on that from the Neutron team would be good.


On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 6:18 AM, Clark Boylan <> wrote:

> Hello,
> One of the requirements placed on Ironic was that they must have a path
> from Nova Baremetal to Ironic and that path should be tested. This
> resulted in a "sideways" grenade job which instead of going from one
> release of OpenStack to another, swaps out components within a release.
> In this case the current Juno release.
> When throwing this together for Ironic I went ahead and put a skeleton
> job, check-grenade-dsvm-neutron-sideways, in place for testing a Nova
> Network to Neutron "sideways" upgrade. This job is in the experimental
> queues for Neutron, grenade, and devstack-gate at the moment and does
> not pass. While it may be too late to focus on this for Juno it would be
> great if Neutron and Nova could make this test pass early in the Kilo
> cycle as a clear Nova Network to Neutron process is often asked for.
> Random choice of current job result can be found at
> The way this job works is it sets up an "old" and "new" pair of master
> based cloud configs. The "old" side is configured to use Nova Network
> and the "new" side is configured to use Neutron. Grenade then fires up
> the "old" cloud, adds some things to it, runs some tests, shuts it down,
> "upgrades", then checks that things still work in the "new" cloud. My
> best guess is that most of the work here will need to be done in the
> "upgrade" section where we teach Grenade (and consequently everyone
> else) how to make this transition.
> Thanks,
> Clark
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