#fdio-meeting: FD.io CSIT Project Meeting

Meeting started by mackonstan at 14:02:09 UTC (full logs).

Meeting summary

    1. Vratko Polak. (vrpolak, 14:02:17)
    2. Tibor Frank (tifrank, 14:02:54)
    3. mackonstan (mackonstan, 14:03:02)

  1. Agenda bashing (mackonstan, 14:03:06)
    1. (viliamluc, 14:05:12)

  2. Inputs from projects - VPP (mackonstan, 14:05:34)
    1. Andrew, nothing new (mackonstan, 14:05:42)

  3. E810 flow "offload" tests (mackonstan, 14:07:02)
    1. Vratko, no failures noticed (mackonstan, 14:08:13)
    2. Maciek, need an update from Fan (mackonstan, 14:08:34)

  4. Scale tests (mackonstan, 14:09:52)
    1. Vratko, has an idea how to speed up PAPI performance for scale tests (mackonstan, 14:10:18)

  5. VPP hot items (mackonstan, 14:12:16)
    1. DPDK v21.11 performance - fixed now (mackonstan, 14:12:36)
    2. VPP MTU handling - Vratko - some vpp improvements merged in VPP to better handle interaction with DPDK driver (mackonstan, 14:15:34)

  6. CSIT hot items (mackonstan, 14:15:54)
    1. Maciek, re Spectre-BHB security vulnerability - awaiting recommendation from vendors (mackonstan, 14:17:30)
    2. Maciek, Intel will be coming back with recommendation (mackonstan, 14:17:45)
    3. Juraj, checking with Arm folks (mackonstan, 14:17:52)
    4. Juraj LinkeŇ° (jlinkes, 14:17:54)
    5. Keesang, checking internally with AMD team (mackonstan, 14:18:05)

  7. Releases CSIT-2206 (mackonstan, 14:18:49)
  8. Releases CSIT-2202 (mackonstan, 14:19:35)
    1. Maciek, will ask for adding csit-2202 readout on next vpp call, next week, highlights on regressions and failures (mackonstan, 14:21:36)

  9. CSIT-2206 (mackonstan, 14:21:57)
  10. Physical Infrastructure (mackonstan, 14:23:33)
    1. Keesang, brought up an issue with 2n-zn2 setup, specifically BIOS settings - 6 parameters identified as culprits impacting performance (mackonstan, 14:25:40)
    2. Maciek, Peter, let's agree on the required BIOS changes over email, and then Peter will apply (mackonstan, 14:29:16)
    3. Keesang, to send a separate email regarding FD.io lab access (mackonstan, 14:29:58)
    4. Juraj, 3n-alt perf testbed are up & operational, daily trending is running, tests are passing, results are to be looked at (mackonstan, 14:32:05)
    5. Tibor, will be adding 3n-alt testbeds to trending dashboard (mackonstan, 14:33:29)
    6. Juraj, right now job specs for 3n-alt, used existing arm job specs for 2n-tx2 3n-tsh (mackonstan, 14:34:40)
    7. Maciek, Peter, expecting 2x SNR servers from Intel, need 6th rack (already requested from Vexxhost) (mackonstan, 14:35:46)
    8. Keesang, would like to add more AMD servers into FD.io CSIT labs (mackonstan, 14:36:36)
    9. Keesang, this time is 3rd gen EPYC server(s) into the lab, but want to understand the scope of CSIT benchmarking first, will send email (mackonstan, 14:40:50)
    10. Maciek, re additional usage of AWS, discussed with Dave, Peter, and agreed to proceed with monthly reservation option, while waiting for LF authorization to go with longer term reservastions options that allow us to further reduce the cost (mackonstan, 14:43:26)

  11. Virtual Infrastructure, CI/CD (mackonstan, 14:43:50)
  12. Environment, Framework (mackonstan, 14:44:22)
  13. Trending (mackonstan, 14:44:30)
    1. Viliam, no new failures spotted, 4 issues reported fixed, 1 reopen (nat44 det not all session established) (mackonstan, 14:45:45)

  14. CSIT UTI dashboard refresh (mackonstan, 14:47:37)
    1. Tibor, a local preview is available, can do a quick demo on one of the next CSIT calls (mackonstan, 14:48:37)


Meeting ended at 14:48:56 UTC (full logs).

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