[Starlingx-discuss] Minutes: Community Call (Apr 19, 2023)

Khalil, Ghada Ghada.Khalil at windriver.com
Sat Apr 22 16:19:23 UTC 2023

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

Minutes from the community call
April 19, 2023

Standing topics
- Build
     - Main Branch Debian Builds
          - Two new build failures due to a recent code changes which resulted in containerd failing to build
          - LP: https://bugs.launchpad.net/starlingx/+bug/2016936
          - Fix is posted for review and a rebuild will be triggered once it merges.
     - stx.6.0 Weekly Builds 
          - Green
          - Build Output: http://mirror.starlingx.cengn.ca/mirror/starlingx/rc/6.0/
     - stx.7.0 Weekly Builds
          - Green
          - Build Output: http://mirror.starlingx.cengn.ca/mirror/starlingx/rc/7.0/
     - stx.8.0 Weekly Builds
          - Green
          - 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.
          - Started mirroring jobs
          - Timing is TBD
- Sanity
     - Debian Main Branch Platform Sanity
          - Last sanity email sent on Apr 18: https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013986.html
          - Status: Green for SX. Investigating an issue w/ 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
          - No sanity run this week yet.
          - 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
     - Pending doc reviews. Request for Juanita for community members to review:
          - https://review.opendev.org/q/starlingx/docs+status:open
     - 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 declared. Milestone-2 is scheduled for the week of May 8.
          - See more details in the April 12 release meeting minutes: https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/stx-releases
     - Mission Statement Discussion
          - Latest Email:  https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013987.html
          - Vote on the 1-sentence mission statement here: https://etherpad.opendev.org/p/starlingx-mission-statement
     - ARM Support in StarlingX
          - Interest raised by Trevor Tao
          - Topic has been discussed in the last PTG; still at an early stage
          - Suggestion is to raise the topic on the mailing list: https://lists.starlingx.io/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/starlingx-discuss   (now in vacation, maybe some time later)
     - Project / Team Meetings
          - https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013942.html
          - Latest Email: https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013973.html
          - Ildiko will follow up directly w/ the appropriate PLs if there are no responses on the mailing list.
     - Install Script Enhancement
          - Prime: Douglas Pereira
          - Work started and making progress on this.
          - Once the script is funcitonal, it will be posted for review. Then a doc update/simplification will follow.

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
          - Status: Open / No email sent to the mailing list yet. Unsure if LP was opened.
- 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
          - Status: Closed / Resolved. Greg to respond to the mailing list w/ the resolution for traceability
- Main branch Installation Issues
          - Reported by Prashanthi
          - Unclear what the issue is. Request to direct help in debugging. Action: Greg to see if someone can help. Note: Greg is off Apr 20-25
- stx.8.0 Interface Bonding issue
          - https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-March/013877.html
          - Response sent Apr 19: https://lists.starlingx.io/pipermail/starlingx-discuss/2023-April/013989.html / workaround confirmed / LP opened to track: https://bugs.launchpad.net/starlingx/+bug/2010119
          - Status: Leave open for any further feedback from the reporter
- 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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