Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] Create an instance with a custom uuid

2014-09-25 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 09:19:03AM -0500, Matt Riedemann wrote: On 9/25/2014 8:26 AM, Pasquale Porreca wrote: The problem to use a different tag than UUID is that it won't be possible (for what I know) to include this tag in the Bootstrap Protocol messages exchanged during the pre-boot

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] Create an instance with a custom uuid

2014-09-25 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 05:23:22PM +0200, Pasquale Porreca wrote: This is correct Daniel, except that that it is done by the virtual firmware/BIOS of the virtual machine and not by the OS (not yet installed at that time). This is the reason we thought about UUID: it is yet used by the iPXE

Re: [openstack-dev] [oslo] Fate of xmlutils

2014-09-30 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 09:28:22AM +0930, Christopher Yeoh wrote: On Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:03:20 +0200 Julien Danjou jul...@danjou.info wrote: It seems that Python fixed that issue with 2 modules released on PyPI: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/defusedxml

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] discussion of an implementation detail for boot from network feature

2014-10-02 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Oct 02, 2014 at 11:45:54AM +0200, Ondrej Wisniewski wrote: Hi all, This is related to the following blueprint: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/pxe-boot-instance I would like to discuss here briefly an implementation detail and collect some feedback. With this new

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] structure of supported_instances field (architecture, hypervisor type, vm mode) ?

2014-10-03 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Oct 03, 2014 at 03:16:02PM +, Murray, Paul (HP Cloud) wrote: Hi All, I have a question about information used to determine if a host supports an image. The virt drivers all provide a list of triples of the form (architecture, hypervisor type, vm mode). Each triple is compared

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] Resource tracker

2014-10-06 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 01:03:01PM +, Gary Kotton wrote: Hi, At the moment the resource tracker in Nova ignores that statistics that are returned by the hypervisor and it calculates the values on its own. Not only is this highly error prone but it is also very costly - all of the

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] Resource tracker

2014-10-07 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 02:55:20PM -0700, Joe Gordon wrote: On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 6:03 AM, Gary Kotton gkot...@vmware.com wrote: Hi, At the moment the resource tracker in Nova ignores that statistics that are returned by the hypervisor and it calculates the values on its own. Not only

Re: [openstack-dev] Usage of @author tags in the header of Python files

2014-10-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 09:30:42AM +0200, Christian Berendt wrote: After proposing a change to Horizon to remove the @author tags from the header of Python files (https://review.openstack.org/#/c/126656/) Matthias Runge proposed to discuss this first on the mailing list. Is it necessary to

[openstack-dev] Info on XenAPI data format for 'host_data' call

2014-10-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
I'm doing some work on the get_available_resource method and need to understand what data format XenAPI returns for the following RPC call: data = call_xenhost(self._session, host_data, {}) I don't have any suitable XenServer hosts to test on myself, so if anyone can provide a raw/json dump

Re: [openstack-dev] Info on XenAPI data format for 'host_data' call

2014-10-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 03:53:25PM +, Bob Ball wrote: Hi Daniel, The following is an example return value from one of my hosts {host_name-description: Default install of XenServer, host_hostname: ciceronicus, host_memory: {total: 17169604608, overhead: 266592256, free: 16132087808,

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] gerrit based statistics

2014-10-09 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 04:30:16PM -0700, Joe Gordon wrote: Recently there has been a lot of discussion around the development growing pains in nova. Instead of guessing about how bad some of the issues are, I tried to answer a few questions that may help us better understand the issues. What

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] object field naming question

2014-10-09 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Oct 09, 2014 at 01:45:43PM +, Murray, Paul (HP Cloud) wrote: Hi All, The following question relates to this change: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/125091/ This change adds a field to the ComputeNode object called supported_instances. It also adds an object called

Re: [openstack-dev] [all] add cyclomatic complexity check to pep8 target

2014-10-17 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 03:03:43PM +1100, Michael Still wrote: I think nova wins. We have: ./nova/virt/libvirt/driver.py:3736:1: C901 'LibvirtDriver._get_guest_config' is too complex (67) IMHO this tool is of pretty dubious value. I mean that function is long for sure, but it is by no means

Re: [openstack-dev] FreeBSD host support

2014-10-20 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 09:04:20PM +0400, Roman Bogorodskiy wrote: Hi, In discussion of this spec proposal: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/127827/ it was suggested by Joe Gordon to start a discussion on the mailing list. So I'll share my thoughts and a long term plan on adding FreeBSD

Re: [openstack-dev] [Summit] Coordination between OpenStack lower layer virt stack (libvirt, QEMU/KVM)

2014-10-21 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 12:58:48PM +0200, Kashyap Chamarthy wrote: I was discussing $subject on #openstack-nova, Nikola Dipanov suggested it's worthwhile to bring this up on the list. I was looking at http://kilodesignsummit.sched.org/ and noticed there's no specific session

Re: [openstack-dev] [Summit] Coordination between OpenStack lower layer virt stack (libvirt, QEMU/KVM)

2014-10-21 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 11:52:26AM +, Tim Bell wrote: It would also be interesting if the features of KVM could be made available through OpenStack around the same time.. virtio-blk data plane would be an example where we can't work out how to exploit it out of the box under OpenStack.

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] Pulling nova/virt/hardware.py into nova/objects/

2014-10-21 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 01:38:46PM -0400, Jay Pipes wrote: Hi Dan, Dan, Nikola, all Nova devs, OK, so in reviewing Dan B's patch series that refactors the virt driver's get_available_resource() method [1], I am stuck between two concerns. I like (love even) much of the refactoring work

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] Pulling nova/virt/hardware.py into nova/objects/

2014-10-21 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 11:12:57AM -0700, Dan Smith wrote: OK, so in reviewing Dan B's patch series that refactors the virt driver's get_available_resource() method [1], I am stuck between two concerns. I like (love even) much of the refactoring work involved in Dan's patches. They replace

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] Pulling nova/virt/hardware.py into nova/objects/

2014-10-21 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 08:46:10AM -0700, Dan Smith wrote: As there are multiple interfaces using non versioned dicts and as we are looking at reducing technical debt by Kilo, there are different blueprints which can be worked in parallel. I don't think I disagree with anything above, but

Re: [openstack-dev] Propose to define the compute capability clearly

2014-10-22 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 09:41:44PM +, Jiang, Yunhong wrote: Hi, Daniel's all, This is a follow up to Daniel's http://osdir.com/ml/openstack-dev/2014-10/msg00557.html , Info on XenAPI data format for 'host_data' call. I'm considering to change the compute capability to be a

Re: [openstack-dev] FreeBSD host support

2014-10-27 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 12:39:40AM +1100, Michael Still wrote: On Tuesday, October 21, 2014, Roman Bogorodskiy rbogorods...@mirantis.com wrote: On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 10:19 PM, Joe Gordon joe.gord...@gmail.com javascript:; wrote: On Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Roman Bogorodskiy

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] pci pass through turing complete config options?

2014-10-28 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 07:34:11AM -0400, Sean Dague wrote: We're dealing with some issues on devstack pass through with really complicated config option types, the fixes are breaking other things. The issue at hand is the fact that the pci pass through device listing is an olso MultiStrOpt

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] pci pass through turing complete config options?

2014-10-28 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 08:07:14AM -0400, Sean Dague wrote: On 10/28/2014 07:44 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 07:34:11AM -0400, Sean Dague wrote: We're dealing with some issues on devstack pass through with really complicated config option types, the fixes

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] pci pass through turing complete config options?

2014-10-28 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 10:18:37AM -0400, Jay Pipes wrote: On 10/28/2014 07:44 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: One option would be a more CSV like syntax eg pci_passthrough_whitelist = address=*0a:00.*,physical_network=physnet1 pci_passthrough_whitelist = vendor_id=1137,product_id

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] pci pass through turing complete config options?

2014-11-02 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 08:27:24PM +, Robert Li (baoli) wrote: Without direct oslo support, to implement it requires a small method that uses oslo cfg¹s MultiConfigParser(). Now a few questions if we want to do it in Kilo: ‹ Do we still need to be back-ward compatible in configuring

Re: [openstack-dev] [all] config options not correctly deprecated

2014-11-10 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 09:45:02AM +, Derek Higgins wrote: Tl;dr oslo.config wasn't logging warnings about deprecated config options, do we need to support them for another cycle? AFAIK, there has not been any change in olso.config behaviour in the Juno release, as compared to previous

Re: [openstack-dev] [stable] New config options, no default change

2014-11-11 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 10:24:41AM +, Dave Walker wrote: Hi, Looking at a stable/juno cinder proposed change[0], I came across one that introduces a new config option. The default is a noop change for the behaviour, so no bad surprises on upgrade. These sort of changes feel like

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron][NFV][Third-party] CI for NUMA, SR-IOV, and other features that can't be tested on current infra.

2014-11-13 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 03:48:47PM -0500, Russell Bryant wrote: On 11/12/2014 02:11 PM, Steve Gordon wrote: NUMA We still need to identify some hardware to run third party CI for the NUMA-related work, and no doubt other things that will come up. It's expected that this will be

Re: [openstack-dev] mixing vif drivers e1000 and virtio

2014-11-13 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 07:37:33AM -0800, Srini Sundararajan wrote: Hi, When i create an instance with more than 1 vif, how can i pick and choose/configure which driver (e1000/virtio) i can assign ? The vif driver is is customizable at a per-image level using the hw_vif_model metadata

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron][NFV][Third-party] CI for NUMA, SR-IOV, and other features that can't be tested on current infra.

2014-11-13 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 09:28:01AM -0800, Dan Smith wrote: Yep, it is possible to run the tests inside VMs - the key is that when you create the VMs you need to be able to give them NUMA topology. This is possible if you're creating your VMs using virt-install, but not if you're creating

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron][NFV][Third-party] CI for NUMA, SR-IOV, and other features that can't be tested on current infra.

2014-11-13 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 09:36:18AM -0800, Dan Smith wrote: That sounds like something worth exploring at least, I didn't know about that kernel build option until now :-) It sounds like it ought to be enough to let us test the NUMA topology handling, CPU pinning and probably huge pages

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron][NFV][Third-party] CI for NUMA, SR-IOV, and other features that can't be tested on current infra.

2014-11-13 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 05:43:14PM +, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 09:36:18AM -0800, Dan Smith wrote: That sounds like something worth exploring at least, I didn't know about that kernel build option until now :-) It sounds like it ought to be enough to let us

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova][libvirt] - 'nova reboot' causes console-log truncated

2014-11-14 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 01:55:06PM -0800, Surojit Pathak wrote: Hi all, [Issue observed] If we issue 'nova reboot server', we get to have the console output of the latest bootup of the server only. The console output of the previous boot for the same server vanishes due to truncation[1]. If

Re: [openstack-dev] [all] config options not correctly deprecated

2014-11-14 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 05:20:47PM -0600, Ben Nemec wrote: On 11/10/2014 05:00 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 09:45:02AM +, Derek Higgins wrote: Tl;dr oslo.config wasn't logging warnings about deprecated config options, do we need to support them for another cycle

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] mapping of hypervisor support matrix to driver functions - agenda?

2014-11-14 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 05:26:44PM +0100, Markus Zoeller wrote: In preparation to the blueprint libvirt-kvm-systemz [1] we made an analysis of the mapping of the driver functions to the hypervisor support matrix features [2]. We could provide that information for the wiki page. Should we

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] RT/Scheduler summit summary and Kilo development plan

2014-11-17 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 10:58:52AM -0500, Jay Pipes wrote: Good morning Stackers, At the summit in Paris, we put together a plan for work on the Nova resource tracker and scheduler in the Kilo timeframe. A large number of contributors across many companies are all working on this particular

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] policy on old / virtually abandoned patches

2014-11-18 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 07:06:59AM -0500, Sean Dague wrote: Nova currently has 197 patches that have seen no activity in the last 4 weeks (project:openstack/nova age:4weeks status:open). Of these * 108 are currently Jenkins -1 (project:openstack/nova age:4weeks status:open

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] policy on old / virtually abandoned patches

2014-11-18 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 07:33:54AM -0500, Sean Dague wrote: On 11/18/2014 07:29 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 07:06:59AM -0500, Sean Dague wrote: Nova currently has 197 patches that have seen no activity in the last 4 weeks (project:openstack/nova age:4weeks

Re: [openstack-dev] Efficiently pin running VMs to physical CPUs automatically

2013-06-21 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 12:48:16PM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote: On 06/20/2013 10:36 AM, Giorgio Franceschi wrote: Hello, I created a blueprint for the implementation of: A tool for pinning automatically each running virtual CPU to a physical one in the most efficient way, balancing load

Re: [openstack-dev] SecurityImpact tagging in gerrit

2013-06-21 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 12:08:43PM -0400, Yun Mao wrote: Interesting. Does it automatically make the commit in stealth mode so that it's not seen in public? Thanks, This tag is about asking for design input / code review from people with security expertize for new work. As such the code is all

Re: [openstack-dev] Termination of the title line of commit messages

2013-06-25 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 10:50:18PM +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote: Hey, Pulling this out of gerrit for discussion. Background is one of my patches to diskimage-builder was -1ed because I terminated the title line of the commit message with a period: https://review.openstack.org/33262

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] Nominating John Garbutt for nova-core

2013-06-26 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 11:09:34AM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote: Greetings, I would like to nominate John Garbutt for the nova-core team. John has been involved with nova for a long time now. He's primarily known for his great work on the xenapi driver. However, he has been contributing

Re: [openstack-dev] [horizon] python-selenium is non-free, Horizon shouldn't use it

2013-07-04 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Jul 04, 2013 at 09:34:01AM -0400, Julie Pichon wrote: Hi Sascha, Sascha Peilicke speili...@suse.com wrote: On 07/04/2013 02:34 PM, Sascha Peilicke wrote: On 07/04/2013 12:03 PM, Matthias Runge wrote: On 04/07/13 11:27, Thomas Goirand wrote: Horizon seems to use

Re: [openstack-dev] [Change I30b127d6] Cheetah vs Jinja

2013-07-16 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 09:41:55AM -0400, Solly Ross wrote: (This email is with regards to https://review.openstack.org/#/c/36316/) Hello All, I have been implementing the Guru Meditation Report blueprint (https://blueprints.launchpad.net/oslo/+spec/guru-meditation-report), and the

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] New DB column or new DB table?

2013-07-19 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 07:05:10AM -0400, Sean Dague wrote: On 07/17/2013 10:54 PM, Lu, Lianhao wrote: Hi fellows, Currently we're implementing the BP https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/utilization-aware-scheduling. The main idea is to have an extensible plugin framework on

Re: [openstack-dev] Python overhead for rootwrap

2013-08-02 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Aug 02, 2013 at 12:50:08PM +0100, Chris Jones wrote: Hi On 2 August 2013 11:15, Daniel P. Berrange berra...@redhat.com wrote: better is really missing the bigger picture. In Linux, there has been a move away from use of sudo or similar approaches, towards the idea of having

Re: [openstack-dev] Blueprint for Nova native image building

2013-08-07 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 12:20:00PM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote: On 08/06/2013 11:53 AM, Ian Mcleod wrote: Hello, A blueprint has been registered regarding API additions to Nova to enable the creation of base images from external OS install sources. This provides a way to build images

Re: [openstack-dev] Blueprint for Nova native image building

2013-08-07 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Aug 07, 2013 at 10:34:57AM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote: On 08/06/2013 06:06 PM, Ian McLeod wrote: On Tue, 2013-08-06 at 16:02 -0300, Monty Taylor wrote: The proof of concept approach is limited to full-virt hypervisors. It's unclear to me if there's a way we can make this work for

Re: [openstack-dev] [DevStack] Python dependencies: PyPI vs distro packages

2013-08-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 11:36:44PM -0300, Monty Taylor wrote: On 08/06/2013 11:14 PM, Robert Collins wrote: On 7 August 2013 11:22, Jay Buffington m...@jaybuff.com wrote: ln -s /usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/libvirtmod_qemu.so $(VENV)/lib/python2.6/site-packages/ Why

Re: [openstack-dev] Osl and dangerous code merging

2013-08-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 11:39:44AM +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote: What do you mean by dangerous code merging in the subject? The body of your mail doesn't make any reference to whatever danger you're seeing. On Thu, 2013-08-08 at 14:16 +0400, Boris Pavlovic wrote: Hi All, Could somebody

Re: [openstack-dev] Blueprint for Nova native image building

2013-08-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 09:28:51AM -0500, Ian McLeod wrote: On Wed, 2013-08-07 at 12:05 -0400, Russell Bryant wrote: On 08/07/2013 10:46 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: On Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 12:20:00PM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote: On 08/06/2013 11:53 AM, Ian Mcleod wrote: Hello

Re: [openstack-dev] Code review study

2013-08-15 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 09:42:09PM +0930, Christopher Yeoh wrote: On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 11:42 AM, Robert Collins robe...@robertcollins.netwrote: This may interest data-driven types here. https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rational/library/11-proven-practices-for-peer-review/ Note

Re: [openstack-dev] Code review study

2013-08-15 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 09:46:07AM -0500, Dolph Mathews wrote: On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 7:57 AM, Christopher Yeoh cbky...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 9:54 PM, Daniel P. Berrange berra...@redhat.comwrote:Commit message quality has improved somewhat since I first wrote

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] live-snapshot/cloning of virtual machines

2013-08-16 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 04:53:01PM -0700, Vishvananda Ishaya wrote: Hi Everyone, I have been trying for some time to get the code for the live-snapshot blueprint[1] in. Going through the review process for the rpc and interface code[2] was easy. I suspect the api-extension code[3] will

[openstack-dev] Stats on blueprint design info / creation times

2013-08-19 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
In this thread about code review: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2013-August/013701.html I mentioned that I thought there were too many blueprints created without sufficient supporting design information and were being used for tickbox process compliance only. I based this

Re: [openstack-dev] Code review study

2013-08-20 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 04:02:12PM +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote: On Tue, 2013-08-20 at 11:26 +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote: On Thu, 2013-08-15 at 14:12 +1200, Robert Collins wrote: This may interest data-driven types here.

Re: [openstack-dev] Stats on blueprint design info / creation times

2013-08-20 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 10:36:39AM -0500, Anne Gentle wrote: On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 10:47 AM, Daniel P. Berrange berra...@redhat.comwrote: The data for the last 3 releases is: Series: folsom Specs: 178 Specs (no URL): 144 Specs (w/ URL): 34 Specs (Early): 38

Re: [openstack-dev] Stats on blueprint design info / creation times

2013-08-20 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 05:18:21PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 12:53:25PM -0300, Thierry Carrez wrote: Anne Gentle wrote: - Less than 1 in 4 blueprints is created before the devel period starts for a release. I find this date mismatch

Re: [openstack-dev] Stats on blueprint design info / creation times

2013-08-22 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 11:20:08AM -0400, Doug Hellmann wrote: On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 11:47 AM, Daniel P. Berrange berra...@redhat.comwrote: In this thread about code review: http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2013-August/013701.html I mentioned that I thought

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] Interested in a mid-Icehouse-cycle Nova meet-up?

2013-08-27 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 05:42:00PM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote: Greetings, Some OpenStack programs have started a nice trend of getting together in the middle of the development cycle. These meetups can serve a number of useful purposes: community building, ramping up new contributors,

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] Frustrations with review wait times

2013-08-27 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 10:55:03AM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote: On 08/27/2013 10:43 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: I tend to focus the bulk of my review activity on the libvirt driver, since that's where most of my knowledge is. I've recently done some reviews outside this area to help

Re: [openstack-dev] live-snapshot/cloning of virtual machines

2013-08-27 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 12:13:49PM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote: On 08/27/2013 12:04 PM, Tim Smith wrote: On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 8:52 AM, Russell Bryant rbry...@redhat.com mailto:rbry...@redhat.com wrote: What about publishing the API as blacklisted by default? This way it

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] Frustrations with review wait times

2013-08-28 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 12:45:26PM +1000, Michael Still wrote: [Concerns over review wait times in the nova project] I think that we're also seeing the fact that nova-core's are also developers. nova-core members have the same feature freeze deadline, and that means that to a certain extent

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] Frustrations with review wait times

2013-08-28 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 03:43:21AM +, Joshua Harlow wrote: Why not a rotation though, I could see it beneficial to say have a group of active developers code for say a release then those developers rotate to a reviewer position only (and rotate again for every release). This allows for a

Re: [openstack-dev] New Nova hypervisor: Docker

2013-08-28 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 06:00:50PM +1000, Michael Still wrote: On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 4:18 AM, Sam Alba sam.a...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, We've been working hard during the last couple of weeks with some people. Brian Waldon helped a lot designing the Glance integration and driver

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] Frustrations with review wait times

2013-08-28 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 10:29:23PM +1200, Robert Collins wrote: On 28 August 2013 21:13, Daniel P. Berrange berra...@redhat.com wrote: On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 03:43:21AM +, Joshua Harlow wrote: For a big project like nova the workload could be spread out more like that. I don't

Re: [openstack-dev] [DevStack] Python dependencies: PyPI vs distro packages

2013-08-29 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 11:36:44PM -0300, Monty Taylor wrote: On 08/06/2013 11:14 PM, Robert Collins wrote: On 7 August 2013 11:22, Jay Buffington m...@jaybuff.com wrote: ln -s /usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/libvirtmod_qemu.so $(VENV)/lib/python2.6/site-packages/ Why

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] FFE Request: hyper-v-remotefx

2013-09-06 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Sep 06, 2013 at 10:56:10AM +, Alessandro Pilotti wrote: The RemoteFX feature allows Hyper-V compute nodes to provide GPU acceleration to instances by sharing the host's GPU resources. Blueprint: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/hyper-v-remotefx This feature provides

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] FFE Request: hyper-v-remotefx

2013-09-06 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Sep 06, 2013 at 12:22:27PM +, Alessandro Pilotti wrote: On Sep 6, 2013, at 14:26 , Daniel P. Berrange berra...@redhat.commailto:berra...@redhat.com wrote: On Fri, Sep 06, 2013 at 10:56:10AM +, Alessandro Pilotti wrote: The RemoteFX feature allows Hyper-V compute nodes

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] FFE Request: oslo-messaging

2013-09-06 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Sep 06, 2013 at 09:49:18AM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote: On 09/06/2013 08:30 AM, Mark McLoughlin wrote: On Fri, 2013-09-06 at 10:59 +0200, Thierry Carrez wrote: Mark McLoughlin wrote: I'd like to request a feature freeze exception for the final (and admittedly the largest) patch in

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] FFE Request: utilization aware scheduling

2013-09-06 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Sep 06, 2013 at 01:07:49PM +0200, Nikola Đipanov wrote: On 06/09/13 11:28, Thierry Carrez wrote: Wang, Shane wrote: Hi core developers and everyone, Please allow me to make an FFE request for adding utilization aware scheduling support in Havana. The blueprint:

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova][libvirt] Should file injection work for boot from volume images?

2013-09-25 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 12:02:03PM +0200, Thierry Carrez wrote: Christopher Yeoh wrote: On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 10:56 PM, Russell Bryant rbry...@redhat.com mailto:rbry...@redhat.com wrote: I agree with Monty and Thierry that ideally file injection should DIAF everywhere. On that

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] [Libvirt] Virtio-Serial support for Nova libvirt driver

2013-09-26 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 03:05:16AM +, P Balaji-B37839 wrote: Hi Ravi, We did this as part of PoC few months back. Daniel can give us more comments on this as he is the lead for Libvirt support in Nova. Just adding the ability to expose virtio-serial devices to the guest doesn't do

Re: [openstack-dev] Nova Migrate/Resize Libvirt Methods

2013-09-30 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 02:11:36PM -0400, Solly Ross wrote: Hello Fellow OpenStackers, I was working on a bug (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=975014) involving the Nova resize functionality in the libvirt driver. So, it turns out that the bug is caused by nova code trying to

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] [Libvirt] Virtio-Serial support for Nova libvirt driver

2013-09-30 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 08:32:51AM +, P Balaji-B37839 wrote: Hi Daniel, Thanks for comments and examples. As you already know that for any application running on Host platform can communicate with Guest through Virtio-Serial device. What we are looking at is the security provided by

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] [Libvirt] Virtio-Serial support for Nova libvirt driver

2013-09-30 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 08:59:47AM +, P Balaji-B37839 wrote: On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 08:32:51AM +, P Balaji-B37839 wrote: Hi Daniel, Thanks for comments and examples. As you already know that for any application running on Host platform can communicate with Guest through

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] [Libvirt] Virtio-Serial support for Nova libvirt driver

2013-09-30 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 11:31:58AM +, P Balaji-B37839 wrote: Hi Daniel, Thanks for comments and examples. As you already know that for any application running on Host platform can communicate with Guest through Virtio-Serial device. What we are looking at is the

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] [Libvirt] Virtio-Serial support for Nova libvirt driver

2013-09-30 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 09:46:02AM -0700, Ravi Chunduru wrote: Let me present an use case. Today Nova enables to launch guests of different types. For real deployments we would need appliances from various vendors to run as instances. Appliances can be Loadbalancer, Firewall, IPsec, Routers

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] [Libvirt] Virtio-Serial support for Nova libvirt driver

2013-10-01 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 02:25:30PM -0700, Ravi Chunduru wrote: Alessandro, I agree with you. I created a Blueprint. Let us collaborate and achieve this on all types of hypervisors. All, Here is the link for the BP as discussed.

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] [Libvirt] Virtio-Serial support for Nova libvirt driver

2013-10-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Oct 02, 2013 at 11:07:23AM -0700, Ravi Chunduru wrote: Hi Daniel, I will modify the blueprint as per your suggestions. Actually, we can use state_path in nova.conf if set or the default location. This set of config vars: - Enable unix channels - No of Unix Channels - Target

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] [libvirt] enabling per node filtering of mempage sizes

2014-12-03 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Dec 03, 2014 at 10:03:06AM +0100, Sahid Orentino Ferdjaoui wrote: On Tue, Dec 02, 2014 at 07:44:23PM +, Mooney, Sean K wrote: Hi all I have submitted a small blueprint to allow filtering of available memory pages Reported by libvirt. Can you address this with

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] NUMA Cells

2014-12-04 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Dec 04, 2014 at 03:30:46PM +1100, Michael Still wrote: Hi, so just having read a bunch of the libvirt driver numa code, I have a concern. At first I thought it was a little thing, but I am starting to think its more of a big deal... We use the term cells to describe numa cells.

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] NUMA Cells

2014-12-04 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Dec 04, 2014 at 09:25:00AM +0100, Nikola Đipanov wrote: On 12/04/2014 05:30 AM, Michael Still wrote: Hi, so just having read a bunch of the libvirt driver numa code, I have a concern. At first I thought it was a little thing, but I am starting to think its more of a big deal...

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] policy on old / virtually abandoned patches

2014-12-05 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 07:06:59AM -0500, Sean Dague wrote: Nova currently has 197 patches that have seen no activity in the last 4 weeks (project:openstack/nova age:4weeks status:open). On a somewhat related note, nova-specs currently has 17 specs open against specs/juno, most with -2 votes. I

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] policy on old / virtually abandoned patches

2014-12-05 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Dec 05, 2014 at 11:16:28PM +1100, Matthew Oliver wrote: I have a script that does 95% of what you want: https://github.com/matthewoliver/swift_abandon_notifier We are using it for swift reviews. At the moment the only thing it doesn't do is actually abandon, it instead sends a

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] Spring cleaning nova-core

2014-12-05 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Dec 05, 2014 at 11:05:28AM +1100, Michael Still wrote: One of the things that happens over time is that some of our core reviewers move on to other projects. This is a normal and healthy thing, especially as nova continues to spin out projects into other parts of OpenStack. However,

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] Spring cleaning nova-core

2014-12-05 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Dec 05, 2014 at 07:44:24AM -0600, Matt Riedemann wrote: On 12/5/2014 7:41 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: On Fri, Dec 05, 2014 at 11:05:28AM +1100, Michael Still wrote: One of the things that happens over time is that some of our core reviewers move on to other projects

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] Spring cleaning nova-core

2014-12-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Sat, Dec 06, 2014 at 07:56:21AM +1100, Michael Still wrote: I used Russell's 60 day stats in making this decision. I can't find a documented historical precedent on what period the stats should be generated over, however 60 days seems entirely reasonable to me. 2014-12-05 15:41:11.212927

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] Spring cleaning nova-core

2014-12-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Sun, Dec 07, 2014 at 08:19:54PM +1100, Michael Still wrote: On Sun, Dec 7, 2014 at 7:03 PM, Gary Kotton gkot...@vmware.com wrote: On 12/6/14, 7:42 PM, Jay Pipes jaypi...@gmail.com wrote: [snip] -1 on pixelbeat, since he's been active in reviews on various things AFAICT in the last

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] bug 1334398 and libvirt live snapshot support

2014-12-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Dec 05, 2014 at 12:50:37PM -0600, Matt Riedemann wrote: In Juno we effectively disabled live snapshots with libvirt due to bug 1334398 [1] failing the gate about 25% of the time. I was going through the Juno release notes today and saw this as a known issue, which reminded me of it

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] Fixing the console.log grows forever bug.

2014-12-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Sat, Dec 06, 2014 at 04:38:52PM +1100, Tony Breeds wrote: Hi All, In the most recent team meeting we briefly discussed: [1] where the console.log grows indefinitely, eventually causing guest stalls. I mentioned that I was working on a spec to fix this issue. My original plan was

Re: [openstack-dev] [nova] Fixing the console.log grows forever bug.

2014-12-08 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Mon, Dec 08, 2014 at 01:20:19PM +, Dave Walker wrote: On 8 December 2014 at 10:33, Daniel P. Berrange berra...@redhat.com wrote: On Sat, Dec 06, 2014 at 04:38:52PM +1100, Tony Breeds wrote: Hi All, In the most recent team meeting we briefly discussed: [1] where the console.log

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron] out-of-tree plugin for Mech driver/L2 and vif_driver

2014-12-09 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Dec 09, 2014 at 10:53:19AM +0100, Maxime Leroy wrote: I have also proposed a blueprint to have a new plugin mechanism in nova to load external vif driver. (nova-specs: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/136827/ and nova (rfc patch): https://review.openstack.org/#/c/136857/) From my

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] question about Get Guest Info row in HypervisorSupportMatrix

2014-12-09 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Dec 09, 2014 at 06:33:47PM +0300, Dmitry Guryanov wrote: Hello! There is a feature in HypervisorSupportMatrix (https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/HypervisorSupportMatrix) called Get Guest Info. Does anybody know, what does it mean? I haven't found anything like this neither in nova

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] question about Get Guest Info row in HypervisorSupportMatrix

2014-12-09 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Dec 09, 2014 at 06:15:01PM +0100, Markus Zoeller wrote: On Tue, Dec 09, 2014 at 06:33:47PM +0300, Dmitry Guryanov wrote: Hello! There is a feature in HypervisorSupportMatrix (https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/HypervisorSupportMatrix) called Get Guest Info. Does

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron] out-of-tree plugin for Mech driver/L2 and vif_driver

2014-12-10 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 07:41:55AM +, Irena Berezovsky wrote: Hi Daniel, Please see inline -Original Message- From: Daniel P. Berrange [mailto:berra...@redhat.com] Sent: Tuesday, December 09, 2014 4:04 PM To: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron] out-of-tree plugin for Mech driver/L2 and vif_driver

2014-12-11 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 09:37:31AM +0800, henry hly wrote: On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 3:48 AM, Ian Wells ijw.ubu...@cack.org.uk wrote: On 10 December 2014 at 01:31, Daniel P. Berrange berra...@redhat.com wrote: So the problem of Nova review bandwidth is a constant problem across all

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova] question about Get Guest Info row in HypervisorSupportMatrix

2014-12-11 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Tue, Dec 09, 2014 at 03:39:35PM +, Daniel P. Berrange wrote: On Tue, Dec 09, 2014 at 06:33:47PM +0300, Dmitry Guryanov wrote: Hello! There is a feature in HypervisorSupportMatrix (https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/HypervisorSupportMatrix) called Get Guest Info. Does anybody know

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron] out-of-tree plugin for Mech driver/L2 and vif_driver

2014-12-11 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 04:15:00PM +0100, Maxime Leroy wrote: On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:41 AM, Daniel P. Berrange berra...@redhat.com wrote: On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 09:37:31AM +0800, henry hly wrote: On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 3:48 AM, Ian Wells ijw.ubu...@cack.org.uk wrote: On 10 December

Re: [openstack-dev] [Nova][Neutron] out-of-tree plugin for Mech driver/L2 and vif_driver

2014-12-12 Thread Daniel P. Berrange
On Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 01:21:36PM +0900, Ryu Ishimoto wrote: On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 7:41 PM, Daniel P. Berrange berra...@redhat.com wrote: Yes, I really think this is a key point. When we introduced the VIF type mechanism we never intended for there to be soo many different VIF types

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