[Ci-users] ppc64le support in ci.centos.org is Released

Josh Boyer jwboyer at redhat.com
Fri Aug 11 21:15:11 UTC 2017

On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 4:59 PM, Brian Stinson <brian at bstinson.com> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> We've been working over the last few weeks on our node provisioner,
> duffy, so that jobs in CICO can request nodes for architectures besides
> x86_64.
> We have deployed that code into production and have some ppc64le VMs
> ready to take work. To see the flavors available including
> memory/vcpu/disk sizing, and to view sample duffy calls please visit:
> https://wiki.centos.org/QaWiki/CI/Multiarch
> Potential Questions:
> --------------------
> - What about aarch64?
>   Support for aarch64 is coming as soon as we finish installing the
>   hardware for this (probably soon after the CentOS Linux 7.1708
>   release). We'll use the same pattern as ppc64le for the aarch64 VMs.
> - Can I request nodes using cicoclient?
>   There is a pull request pending, a release announcement will follow
>   when this is merged.
>   https://github.com/CentOS/python-cicoclient/pull/14
>   The relevant documentation for making calls using cioclient is on the
>   wiki page.
> Multiarch Next Steps:
> ---------------------
> We plan on using these machines to begin exploring multiarch additions
> to openshift and openstack in ci.centos.org
> Happy Friday!

This is excellent news.  Thanks to all who worked on this!


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