[ceph-users] dropping trusty

kefu chai tchaikov at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 08:17:44 PST 2017

On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 11:48 PM, David Galloway <dgallowa at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 12/04/2017 01:12 AM, kefu chai wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 1:55 AM, David Galloway <dgallowa at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> On 11/30/2017 12:21 PM, Sage Weil wrote:
>>>> We're talking about dropping trusty support for mimic due to the old
>>>> compiler (incomplete C++11), hassle of using an updated toolchain, general
>>>> desire to stop supporting old stuff, and lack of user objections to
>>>> dropping it in the next release.
>>>> We would continue to build trusty packages for luminous and older
>>>> releases, just not mimic going forward.
>>>> My question is whether we should drop all of the trusty installs on smithi
>>>> and focus testing on xenial and centos.  I haven't seen any trusty related
>>>> failures in half a year.  There were some kernel-related issues 6+ months
>>>> ago that are resolved, and there is a valgrind issue with xenial that is
>>>> making us do valgrind only on centos, but otherwise I don't recall any
>>>> other problems.  I think the likelihood of a trusty-specific regression on
>>>> luminous/jewel is low.  Note that we can still do install and smoke
>>>> testing on VMs to ensure the packages work; we just wouldn't stress test.
>>>> Does this seem reasonable?  If so, we could reimage the trusty hosts
>>>> immediately, right?
>>>> Am I missing anything?
>>> Someone would need to prune through the qa dir and make sure nothing
>>> relies on trusty for tests.  We've gotten into a bind recently with the
>> David, thanks for point out the direction. i removed the references to trusty
>> and updated related bits in https://github.com/ceph/ceph/pull/19307.
>>> testing of FOG [1] where jobs are stuck in Waiting for a long time
>>> (tying up workers) because jobs are requesting Trusty.  We got close to
>>> having zero Trusty testnodes since the wip-fog branch has been reimaging
>>> baremetal testnodes on every job.
>>> But other than that, yes, I can reimage the Trusty testnodes.  Once FOG
>>> is merged into teuthology master, we won't have to worry about this
>>> anymore since jobs will automatically reimage machines based on what
>>> distro they require.
>> since https://github.com/ceph/teuthology/pull/1126 is merged, could you help
>> reimage the trusty test nodes?
> No need.  Since that's merged, all testnodes are automatically reimaged
> on every job now :).  An e-mail to Sepia user list is forthcoming with
> more details.

awesome, thank you! love this!

>>> [1] https://github.com/ceph/teuthology/compare/wip-fog

Kefu Chai

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