#fdio-csit: FD.io CSIT Project Meeting

Meeting started by mackonstan at 15:03:27 UTC (full logs).

Meeting summary

    1. Jan Gelety (jgelety, 15:03:39)
    2. Vratko Polak. (vrpolak, 15:03:43)
    3. Juraj LinkeŇ° (jlinkes, 15:03:48)
    4. Tibor Frank (tifrank, 15:04:12)

  1. Agenda bashing (mackonstan, 15:04:36)
  2. Inputs from projects (mackonstan, 15:07:14)
    1. VPP v21.01 rls on schedule (mackonstan, 15:07:25)

  3. Releases CSIT-2101 (mackonstan, 15:07:57)
    1. Tibor, >5 runs completed with rc2, added now also geneve tests. (mackonstan, 15:08:58)
    2. Tibor, latency graphs updated, see draft report in master (mackonstan, 15:09:11)
    3. Tibor, added 2n-tx2 perf data (mackonstan, 15:09:24)
    4. Tibor, did not observe any surprises, comparison current vs previous looking okay, no big changes seen. (mackonstan, 15:10:50)
    5. Tibor, issue with reconfig tests, all tests reporting zero loss, Vratko looking into it (mackonstan, 15:11:13)
    6. Maciek, methodology sections need to be added - ip4/ip6 randomized, latency. (mackonstan, 15:13:35)
    7. Vratko, nat44ed throughput tests still in review. (mackonstan, 15:14:02)
    8. Vratko, ip4-rnd and ip6-rnd need to be added to job_specs for iterative/report and for full coverage. (mackonstan, 15:14:59)
    9. Maciek, async crypto tests patch, is still in review (thx to Peter, Vratko for comments), Yulong to address, https://gerrit.fd.io/r/c/csit/+/30039 (mackonstan, 15:18:03)

  4. Physical Infrastructure (mackonstan, 15:18:39)
    1. Peter, issues with 1n-skx infra: (mackonstan, 15:19:26)
    2. 1. DPDK FVL driver issue, causing sporadic failures when multiple VF owners, reported into Intel IPS systems. Resolution unlikely to arrive soon. (mackonstan, 15:20:43)
    3. 2. Running out of memory, applied a fix, monitoring. (mackonstan, 15:23:58)
    4. 3. Jenkins killing the test introducing a racing condition related to VF allocation, and when it happens, it's putting the testbed out of service. (mackonstan, 15:24:00)
    5. re 1. - current expectation is that we will need to upgrade the driver/firmware stack as part of move to ubuntu 20.04. (mackonstan, 15:33:02)
    6. re 2. - high confidence this is now fixed, will keep monitoring. (mackonstan, 15:33:19)
    7. re 3. - working on the automated garbage collection after jenkins cut-out. Followed by root causing the racing condition. (mackonstan, 15:38:00)
    8. Peter, Dave, Juraj, collaborating on the fix, led by Peter. Keeping the vpp-csit-device-verify job voting for now. (mackonstan, 15:40:49)

  5. FD.io DC move in Jan/Feb 2021 and lab extension in 2021. (mackonstan, 15:44:23)
    1. Maciek, Vexxhost okay with the plan as per patch: https://gerrit.fd.io/r/c/csit/+/30662 (mackonstan, 15:48:14)
    2. Maciek, Vexxhost confirmed the new site YUL1 should be coming live this week, awaiting updates ... (mackonstan, 15:50:15)
    3. Dave, seeing more frequent errors, events of >20% pkt loss, between the sites. (mackonstan, 15:51:34)
    4. Dave, will provide a recent weekly report showing that, Maciek to forward to Vexxhost ask for opinion (mackonstan, 15:52:17)
    5. Peter, observing latency spikes, will provide report to be forwarded to Vexxhost. (mackonstan, 15:53:13)

  6. Virtual Infrastructure, CI/CD (mackonstan, 15:53:58)
    1. Dave, still working on upgrading executors. (mackonstan, 15:54:13)
    2. Dave, sandbox offline most of last week, should be back now. (mackonstan, 15:55:45)

Meeting ended at 15:57:32 UTC (full logs).

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