#fdio-csit: FD.io CSIT Project Meeting

Meeting started by mackonstan at 14:01:22 UTC (full logs).

Meeting summary

    1. Tibor Frank (tifrank, 14:02:08)

  1. Agenda bashing (mackonstan, 14:02:39)
    1. Juraj Linkeš (jlinkes, 14:03:06)

  2. VPP updates (mackonstan, 14:03:12)
    1. Andrew, Ole is preparing a patch with crc recalc for APIs, to discuss later in the call (mackonstan, 14:04:08)
    2. Andrew, long discussion about the source tree placement for vpp make test, no consensus yet, discussion to continue on the next vpp call in 1 month (mackonstan, 14:05:11)

  3. VSAP (mackonstan, 14:05:24)
    1. Dave, VSAP project patches arriving based on feedback (mackonstan, 14:07:44)
    2. Dave, developing tests for UDP on the back of existing TCP tests, for VPP hoststack, with iperf3 (mackonstan, 14:07:44)

  4. Releases 2106 (mackonstan, 14:08:32)
  5. Release 2101 (mackonstan, 14:10:00)
  6. Physical Infrastructure (mackonstan, 14:10:19)
    1. Dave, encountered Gerrit fetch failure yesterday, from .32.8 subnet, no signature pointing towards ingress issue (mackonstan, 14:12:51)
    2. Peter, MTL1 to YUL1 move, stage-2 server list provided to Vexxhost/Farid, Nomad servers are put out-of-prod, Farid found an inventory inconsistency fixing it now. (mackonstan, 14:16:35)
    3. Maciek, expecting from Vexxhost/ logical network diagram covering all http://fd.io/ subnets before and during/after move MTL1 > YUL1, with annotations where each of the segments live and if any traffic is expected to cross WAN (it shouldn’t) (mackonstan, 14:17:07)
    4. Agreed on a call that we are ready to go ahead with stage-2 move this week. (mackonstan, 14:17:26)
    5. Coordination of decisions and work thru a dedicated Vexxhost - CSIT slack channel owned by Vexxhost. (mackonstan, 14:18:22)

  7. FD.io lab extension in 2021 (mackonstan, 14:18:45)
    1. TG server recommendations provided to FD.io TSC (mackonstan, 14:19:51)
    2. Intel's Xeon Icelake announced last week, expecting Intel to donate some of new Xeon's to the lab for TGs and SUTs (mackonstan, 14:22:24)
    3. Juraj, will keep checking re new Arm perf testbeds e.g. based on Ampere/N1 (mackonstan, 14:22:46)
    4. Maciek, to check with AMD if any new SUT HW expected to be donated in 2021 into FD.io labs (mackonstan, 14:23:05)

  8. Virtual Infrastructure, CI/CD (mackonstan, 14:23:18)
    1. Dave, finished cleanup of logging storage move from nexus to S3, for CSIT no longer archive directory (mackonstan, 14:28:01)
    2. Dave, unclear if the actual path to logs.fd.io/production/.. is going to change or not … (mackonstan, 14:28:26)
    3. Dave, also observe ccache mods per below patch (mackonstan, 14:32:00)
    4. https://gerrit.fd.io/r/c/ci-management/+/31914 (mackonstan, 14:32:06)

  9. Environment, Framework (mackonstan, 14:33:00)
    1. Maciek, re addressing papi performance for CSIT scale tests, and email thread by Vratko been going on for a while, few months, no conclusion yet, will add this to the agenda and also drive focus consultation with vpp-dev to conclude here (mackonstan, 14:36:16)
    2. Andrew, api msg crc calc change patch, https://gerrit.fd.io/r/c/vpp/+/30345 : vppapigen: remove flag day code, merge into VPP master planned for 21-Apr (mackonstan, 14:39:47)
    3. https://gerrit.fd.io/r/c/vpp/+/30345 (mackonstan, 14:39:55)
    4. see https://jenkins.fd.io/job/vpp-csit-verify-api-crc-master-ubuntu2004-x86_64/482/ : FAILURE (mackonstan, 14:40:21)
    5. Maciek, Andrew, Vratko to coordinate with Paul, Ole on the handling of the flad day to ensure smooth VPP and CSIT CI/CD transition (mackonstan, 14:41:33)

  10. Performance Tests (mackonstan, 14:42:00)
    1. Tomas, trending failing tests incl. nat44ed multi-worker, ipsec qat tests, other issues got resolved (mackonstan, 14:43:05)

  11. FD.io TSC Evolution update (mackonstan, 14:43:32)
    1. Maciek walks thru the TSC evolution (mackonstan, 14:48:24)
    2. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1kJ0uI3S6Ka5JdtFQh9XYwGq9fWRaQH4RHkzKf55TTgc/edit#slide=id.gca88b1a448_0_186 (mackonstan, 14:48:42)
    3. Dave, checking the status of "Faulty VF initialization during DPDK startup when multiple DPDK instances use different VFs with the same PF", Maciek case open and with DPDK/Intel team per Intel case open (mackonstan, 14:54:36)
    4. Andrew, some make test changes to watch, 31950 : tests: cpus awareness, by Klement (mackonstan, 14:58:58)
    5. https://gerrit.fd.io/r/c/vpp/+/31950 (mackonstan, 14:59:05)
    6. Andrew, this type of core allocation may be causing make test failures (mackonstan, 14:59:26)

Meeting ended at 14:59:51 UTC (full logs).

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