[Starlingx-discuss] Minutes: Community Call (Apr 12, 2023)

Khalil, Ghada Ghada.Khalil at windriver.com
Sun Apr 16 17:59:45 UTC 2023

Etherpad: https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/stx-status

Minutes from the community call
April 12, 2023

Standing topics
- Build
     - Main Branch Debian Builds
          - Builds were impacted by a multi-day power outage in Ottawa.
          - Last successful build was April 4. 
          - April 11 build failed due to a new build feature to address a memory leak; intermittent issue specific to the build servers.
          - Apri 12 build is currently in progress.
     - stx.6.0 Weekly Builds 
          - Failed due to power outage. Last successful build was March 25
          - Build Output: http://mirror.starlingx.cengn.ca/mirror/starlingx/rc/6.0/
     - stx.7.0 Weekly Builds
          - Green. Last successful build was April 9
          - Build Output: http://mirror.starlingx.cengn.ca/mirror/starlingx/rc/7.0/
     - stx.8.0 Weekly Builds
          - Green. Last successful build was April 8
          - Build Output: https://mirror.starlingx.cengn.ca/mirror/starlingx/rc/8.0/
     - Transition from CENGN
          - As discussed in the PTG, CENGN will no longer be able to host the StarlingX builds.
          - Build team is working on transitioning the builds to WR infrastructure.
          - Timing is TBD
- Sanity
     - Debian Main Branch Platform Sanity
          - Last sanity email sent on Apr 11: https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013970.html
          - Status: Green for both SX & DX
     - Debian Main Branch stx-openstack Sanity
          - Last sanity email sent on Apr 11: https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013968.html
          - Status: Yellow
          - Sanity LPs
              - LP: https://bugs.launchpad.net/starlingx/+bug/2007303 -- intermittent issue / works on retest
              - LP: https://bugs.launchpad.net/starlingx/+bug/2012389 -- intermittent issue
              - LP: https://bugs.launchpad.net/starlingx/+bug/2012392 -- consistently failing
              - Team has some resourcing challenges, so hasn't been able to investigate the failures further
- Gerrit Reviews in Need of Attention
     - Nothing brought up in the meeting
     - From previous meetings: Fixes to libvirt env: https://review.opendev.org/c/starlingx/tools/+/863735
          - Review comments provided in Nov; still waiting for author (Scott Kamp) to respond/address review comments
          - Jan 18: Some activity in the review as of Jan 15
          - Feb 1: Alternative fix proposed on Jan 18; waiting for ScottK's review
          - Feb 15: ScottK is going back to this
          - Mar 22: Next action is w/ ScottK; As per today's meeting, he'll be looking at the comments
          - Apr 11: Review is still open. Next action is w/ ScottK (the author)
     - Reference Links:
          - Active Branch (open): https://review.opendev.org/q/projects:starlingx+is:open+branch:+master
          - Active Branch (merged): https://review.opendev.org/q/projects:starlingx+is:merged+branch:master

Topics for this week
- Release Status
     - stx.9.0
          - Release Tracking Spreadsheet created: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1aTjYzUkExodfayt-rjTv466jE-DP8b_YjrTHhXW6G9w/edit?usp=sharing
          - Milestone-1 is on track for this week 
          - See more details in the April 12 release meeting minutes: https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/stx-releases
- Mission Statement Discussion
     - https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013943.html
     - Ildiko is looking for feedback
- Project / Team Meetings
     - https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013942.html
     - Action: PLs to ensure the StarlingX wiki is accurate. Please mark your meeting as "suspended" if it's no longer active.

ARs from Previous Meetings
- None

Open Requests for Help
- Build System Setup
     - Question was posted on IRC by Kevin
     - StarlingX documentation has a lot of outdated information. It took a lot of digging to find the right documentation for setting up a build env with minikube.
     - Requested that Kevin open an LP to the doc team and/or send an email to the mailing list w/ more details to the mailing list
- IP allocation is failing after StarlingX ISO image installation
     - https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013940.html
     - https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013966.html
     - Discussed issue on the call. Action: Greg to get help fro Prashanthi
- Failing to deploy Simplex StarlingX
     - https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-March/013937.html
     - Follow-Up: https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013956.html
     - Status: Resolved / Closed by the reporter
- stx.8.0 Interface Bonding issue
     - https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-March/013877.html
     - Action:  Ghada asked Steve Webster (networking PL) to respond, but no response yet. Ghada to send a reminder.
     - Status: Open / No updates
- stx-openstack apply failed after enabling cpu_dedicated_setInbox
     - https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-January/013720.html
     - https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-January/013724.html
     - Seen w/ stx.7.0. Issue only happens when setting cpu dedicated CPUs on a running system. During the unlock, the openstack fails to re-apply.
     - LP: https://bugs.launchpad.net/starlingx/+bug/2002157
     - Assigned to Thales; team still has no bandwidth to look at this.
     - Status: Open / No updates ... still waiting for Thales/team to have time to look at this.

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