Would net booting a minimal discovery image work? You usually can dump ipmi network information from the host.
Thanks, Kevin ________________________________________ From: Matthew Mosesohn [mmoses...@mirantis.com] Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 7:46 AM To: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) Cc: Bogdan Dobrelya Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [Fuel] Power management in Cobbler Tomasz, Vladimir, others, The way I see it is we need a way to discover the corresponding IPMI address for a given node for out-of-band power management. The ultimate ipmitool command is going to be exactly the same whether it comes from Cobbler or Ironic, and all we need to do is feed information to the appropriate utility when it comes to power management. If it's the same command, it doesn't matter who does it. Ironic of course is a better option, but I'm not sure where we are with discovering ipmi IP addresses or prompting admins to enter this data for every node. Without this step, neither Cobbler nor Ironic is capable of handling this task. Best Regards, Matthew Mosesohn On Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 7:38 PM, Tomasz Napierala <tnapier...@mirantis.com> wrote: > >> On 19 Nov 2014, at 16:10, Vladimir Kozhukalov <vkozhuka...@mirantis.com> >> wrote: >> >> I am absolutely -1 for using Cobbler for that. Lastly, Ironic guys became >> much more open for adopting new features (at least if they are implemented >> in terms of Ironic drivers). Currently, it looks like we are probably able >> to deliver zero step Fuel Ironic driver by 6.1. Ironic already has working >> IPMI stuff and they don't oppose ssh based power management any more. >> Personally, I'd prefer to focus our efforts towards Ironic stuff and >> keeping in mind that Cobbler will be removed in the nearest future. > > I know that due to time constraints we would be better to go with Cobbler, > but I also think we should be closer to the community and switch to Ironic as > soon as possible. > > Regards, > -- > Tomasz 'Zen' Napierala > Sr. OpenStack Engineer > tnapier...@mirantis.com > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing list > OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackemail@example.com http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev