[Ci-users] Duffy v2: Please send RFEs!

Wed Aug 23 22:51:52 UTC 2017
Murilo Opsfelder Araújo <muriloo at linux.vnet.ibm.com>

On 08/22/2017 06:26 AM, Niels de Vos wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 09:55:46PM -0500, Brian Stinson wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> You're likely familiar with our node provisioner Duffy
>> (https://wiki.centos.org/QaWiki/CI/Duffy). 
>> In order to support new features, and encourage interested folks to
>> participate in development with us, we are gathering requirements to get
>> started soon on Duffy Version 2. Duffy2 will be developed with an OSS
>> license, and posted in a public repository.  
>> Some of you have pending RFEs that we'll deal with during development: 
>> - Support Fedora Images (https://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=13626)
>> - Support for cloud VMs in cloud.ci.centos.org 
>> - Support for VLAN Isolation on the Seamicro hardware
>> - Support for extending an existing session
>>   (https://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=9773)
>> If you have a feature request for us to track let's talk about it here.
> It would be helpful to have an option for keeping extras disks (or a
> partition) available for free-to-use storage. This can help testing
> features in Gluster (and probably Ceph) that require a block device. We
> currently work around that with disk-images/losetup kind of approaches,
> but it is definitely not how actual deployments are expected to be done.
> Thanks,
> Niels
This feature would also be handy to test partition programs, e.g.,
blivet and friends.

Allowing user to specify disk features, for example, block size (512 vs.
4096 bytes) and capacity (1G vs. 10G) would also be nice to have.