----- Original Message ----- > From: "Dan Kenigsberg" <dan...@redhat.com> > To: "Alon Bar-Lev" <alo...@redhat.com> > Cc: "VDSM Project Development" <email@example.com>, > "engine-devel" <engine-de...@ovirt.org>, "users" > <us...@ovirt.org> > Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 4:41:04 PM > Subject: Re: [vdsm] [ATTENTION] vdsm-bootstrap/host deployment (pre-3.2) > > On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 08:59:10AM -0500, Alon Bar-Lev wrote: > > Hello All, > > > > Preparing to ovirt-engine 3.2 the entire "vdsm-bootstrap" bootstrap > > was re-written from scratch into more pluggable and flexible > > implementation, available at git master and nightly snapshots. > > > > As far as packaging is concerned there are now two more > > dependencies to ovirt-engine: > > > > * otopi -- oVirt Task Oriented Pluggable Installer/Implementation > > * ovirt-host-deploy -- oVirt host deploy tool > > > > These packages replace the legacy vdsm-bootstrap package that was > > distributed with vdsm. > > Hurray! > > I suspect that a `git-rm vds_bootstrap/*` is pending?
No... we need it as compatibility with older engines... We keep minimum changes there for legacy, until end-of-life. > > > > > Git repositories are available at at. > > Documentation is available at Git repositories - README*. > > Builds are available at usual place. > > Bugzilla components will be available shortly. > > Are there requests to add the components to Fedora (18, EPEL6)? > I think we should add these requests as blockers for Bug 881006 - > Tracker: oVirt 3.2 release. Yes, I am on this one. > > > Change log is attached. > > > > There is no change in the way the engine is performing the host > > deployment process in term of user experience, other than event log > > messages during deployment were improved. > > > > The log of the deployment is fetched from host and stored at engine > > machine at /var/log/ovirt-engine/host-deploy, on host it is at > > /tmp/ovirt-host-deploy*.log and deleted when fetched to engine. > > > > Among other features, the ovir-host-deploy package can be installed > > manually on host and executed to prepare host for installation, in > > future we may be able to add host to engine without performing the > > deployment process, for now it will be usable for integration > > tests. > > > > The internals are completely different, instead of having 3 > > different > > bootstrap sequences: > > 1. host install > > 2. ovirt-node install > > 3. ovirt-node approve > > > > We now have single sequence which is common to host and node > > installation or re-installation, end result is much simpler > > implementation. > > > > Please report any issues even minor issues, so we can stabilize it > > for > > 3.2 release. > > > > Best Regards, > > Alon Bar-Lev. > > > >  http://gerrit.ovirt.org/gitweb?p=otopi.git;a=tree > >  http://gerrit.ovirt.org/gitweb?p=ovirt-host-deploy.git;a=tree > >  http://www.ovirt.org/releases/nightly/rpm/Fedora/17/noarch/ > > > > --- > > > > Change Log > > > > * offline packager feature. > > > > * tuned is installed with virtual-host profile. > > I never understood why this is an installer step, and not part of > vdsmd > start up There may be several method to tune a machine. Why VDSM should depend on specific one? > > > * initial implementation based on otpoi. > > > > * implementation is based on legacy vdsm-bootstrap pacakge > > functionality. > > > > * legacy-removed: legacy VDSM (<3.0) config upgrade. > > > > * legacy-removed: change machine width core file > > # echo /var/lib/vdsm/core > /proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern > > Yeah, qemu-kvm and libvirtd are much more stable than in the old > days, > but wouldn't we want to keep a means to collect the corpses of dead > processes from hypervisors? It has helped us nail down nasty bugs, > even > in Python. It does not mean it should be at /var/lib/vdsm ... :) > > > > > * legacy-removed: kernel version test, package dependency is > > sufficient. > > > > * legacy-removed: do not add kernel parameter > > processor.max_cstate=1 > > warn if not have constant_tsc > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770153 > > > > * legacy-change: io elevator scheduler set in kernel command-line > > use either udev rule in vdsm package or tuned. > > > > * legacy-change: vdsm libvirt reconfigure > > vdsm is reconfigured with file based trigger instead unsupported > > systemd > > init.d parameter. > > > > * legacy-change: distribution checks are simpler based on Python > > platform, > > minimum: > > - rhel-6.2 > > - fedora-17 > > > > * legacy-change: minimum vdsm version is taken from engine not > > hard coded. > > > > * legacy-change: pki is now using m2crypto to generate certificate > > request > > and parse certificates. > > > > * legacy-change: use iproute2 instead of python ethtool to avoid > > another > > dependency for host name validation. > > > > * legacy-change: use iproute2 instead of reading /proc/net/route > > for route > > information and interface information. > > > > * legacy-change: do not use vdsm.netinfo for vlan and bonding as > > it requires > > /usr/share/vdsm modules, and it is trivial anyway. > > > > * legacy-change: use vdsm-store-net-config script to commit > > network config > > instead of internal duplicate implementation. > > > > * legacy-change: /etc/vdsm/vdsm.conf is overridden unless > > VDSM/configOverride > > environment is set to True > > I'm a bit confused by the negation: I'd expect > VDSM/configOverride=True > to mean "override /etc/vdsm/vdsm.conf". Sorry! It should be False. > > > > > * legacy-change: /etc/vdsm/vdsm.conf is not read of fake_qemu. > > set VDSM/checkVirtHardware environment to False to avoid > > hardware detection. > > > > * legacy-change: following gluster packages not installed: > > - glusterfs-rdma > > - glusterfs-geo-replication > > > Alon, thanks for your tremendous work on this. I cannot wait to have > it > up and running in the release. Thank you! I truly hope that from this point we can only make it better. Alon. _______________________________________________ vdsm-devel mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.fedorahosted.org/mailman/listinfo/vdsm-devel