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Re: [Wg-openstack] [ACTION] Review of OpenStack documentation

Hi everyone,
thanks for the feedback.

On 21/01/2016 10:31, "Joao Martins" <joao.m.martins@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>On 01/18/2016 10:09 PM, Jim Fehlig wrote:
>> On 01/14/2016 05:31 AM, Lars Kurth wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> as we agreed yesterday, it would make sense to
>>> review 
>>>tml in
>>> light of any new information and changes. In particular
>>>   * Update baselines and information related to issues
>> The existing info looks good and is still valid, although I'm not
>>qualified to
>> review the Ubuntu paragraph.
>The existing info also looks valid to me.
>>>   * Update known issues section
>These two bullet points could perhaps be added:
>* On compute nodes running Kilo or later, live migration monitoring
>relies on
>libvirt APIs that are only implemented since version 1.3.1. When
>attempting to
>live migrate, the migration monitoring thread would crash and leave the
>state as "MIGRATING". If you experience such an issue and you're running
>libvirt < 1.3.1 make sure you backport commits ad71665 and b7b4391 from
>* Live migration is supported on libxl libvirt driver since 1.2.5 though
>doesn't work out of the box on openstack and requires modifications on
>nova to
>use an alternative migration API. Note that, since 1.3.0 most of these
>with respect to migration protocol compatibility have been addressed.
>Furthermore, libvirt support for Peer to Peer mode is undergoing work on
>libvirt driver so that no modifications are required on nova.

That can be done

>> It would be cool if Xen+libvirt now worked with Neutron. I haven't
>> development close enough to know.
>Do you folks here know what are the issues with Neutron (if any) ?

Let's see whether we get a response. Is there a way to solicit such issues
on say an openstack list?

>>>   * Add anything new we want to highlight (e.g. Libguestfs and libvirt
>>>     driver dependency, â)
>> I don't know the details well enough to articulate a thorough
>>description of the
>> issue, but as a start:
>> OpenStack compute nodes can use libguestfs to inject files in an
>> image prior to launching the instance. libguestfs uses libvirt's qemu
>>driver to
>> start a qemu process, which is then used to inject files into the
>>image. When
>> using libguestfs for file injection, the compute node must have the
>>libvirt qemu
>> driver installed, in addition to the Xen driver. In most distributions,
>>the qemu
>> driver is provided by the libvirt-daemon-qemu package.
>I believe this paragraph precisely describes the issue. I wouldn't
>include in
>the "Known Issues" since it's not exactly a problem with most distros,
>but just
>something to pay attention to. So perhaps right before the "Troubleshoot
>with Libvirt" section?

That works for me


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