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

Sat Aug 12 06:56:45 UTC 2017
Fabian Arrotin <arrfab at centos.org>

On 11/08/17 23:15, Josh Boyer wrote:
> 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!
> josh
> _______________________________________________

Just to add the playbooks used to deploy the VMs for Power8 also support
ppc64, but so maybe just something to add to Duffy itself to let people
request ppc64 instead of ppc64le (if there was a need for this, as it
seems ppc64le is the only one really tagged/used in CBS) ?

Fabian Arrotin
The CentOS Project | http://www.centos.org
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