[Ci-users] Nested virtualization in centos-ci?

Honza Horak hhorak at redhat.com
Wed Feb 17 17:07:23 UTC 2016


On 02/17/2016 02:36 PM, Dominic Cleal wrote:
> On 17/02/16 13:29, Honza Horak wrote:
>> Hi, I'm wondering if something like nested virtualization is
>> possible/available/recommended in centos ci.
>>
>> My use case is that we would like to have a test for mariadb galera and
>> this test is hard to be written on one machine + ideally we'd like to
>> test real machine to machine workflow.
>>
>> Is it something we can do in the jenkins?
>
> I don't think you'd even need nested virt, since the tests run on bare
> metal (via Duffy). If you do virtualise, then the hosts that the tests
> run on are virt-capable.
>
> You may not even need virtualisation as you can launch multiple hosts
> and could configure them to run tests between each other. The
> sclo-ci-tests are rather hardcoded for a single host, but this could be
> extended either as a one-off or build it into the data in the repo some
> more, e.g. a separate run.sh script per host.


Thank you all, I haven't realized we are on bare metal, then it should 
be quite easy. As for now, I'd probably keep the sclo-ci-tests as single 
host tests, since changing it doesn't seem to be worth for one test.. we 
can change it later though, in case we have more multi-host tests..

Honza



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