[Ci-users] Leveraging Zuul for job orchestration on Duffy nodes

Thu Oct 10 20:11:34 UTC 2019
Michael Turek <mjturek at linux.vnet.ibm.com>

I know it's been a couple of weeks, but I wanted to bring this up again 
now that centos8 is released.

This would greatly improve RDO support for Power, so if there is 
something blocking this, I'd like to better understand what that is.

Mike Turek

On 9/12/19 8:37 AM, Michael Turek wrote:
> On 9/11/19 11:44 AM, Brian Stinson wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 11, 2019, at 09:32, David Moreau Simard wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> While RDO does have some amount of jobs in the ci.centos.org Jenkins,
>>> the vast majority of our CI is driven by different instances of Zuul
>>> hosted by OpenStack [1] and Software Factory [2].
>>> Jobs in Zuul are written as Ansible roles and playbooks and have the
>>> notion of inheritance so you can share jobs between projects and even
>>> between different instances of Zuul.
>>> This is convenient because we can easily re-use jobs that have been
>>> defined upstream and run them in different environments or with
>>> different parameters.
>>> For the time being, we'd like to know if it would be possible to
>>> experiment running Zuul jobs against powerpc test nodes provided by
>>> Duffy ?
>>> This would not be a full standalone Zuul deployment, it would be a
>>> single executor node that would connect to softwarefactory-project.io
>>> to fetch jobs and report results.
>>> In practice, we could probably recycle one of our existing Jenkins
>>> slave for this purpose.
>>> Could you let us know if this is possible ?
>> This is not something we can support at this time.
> Could you provide some detail? Is this a capacity concern? This is 
> something we're very interested in having for RDO testing.
>>> Let me know if you have any questions,
>>> Thanks !
>>> [1]: https://zuul.openstack.org/
>>> [2]: https://softwarefactory-project.io/zuul/t/rdoproject.org/status
>>> David Moreau Simard
>>> dmsimard = [irc, github, twitter]
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> Thanks,
> Mike Turek <mjturek>