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task #5599: Create a test environnement of the backend

Submitted by:  Cyril Bouthors <cyb>
Submitted on:  Thu 22 Nov 2007 02:35:38 PM UTC  
 
Should Start On: Wed 21 Nov 2007 09:00:00 PM UTCShould be Finished on: Wed 21 Nov 2007 09:00:00 PM UTC
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Status: CancelledPrivacy: Public
Percent Complete: 0%Assigned to: Cyril Bouthors <cyb>
Open/Closed: OpenEffort: 0.00

Mon 03 Aug 2009 05:54:41 PM UTC, comment #3:

osVDS has been happily replaced with Ganeti. I'm closing all osVSD related bugs.

Cyril Bouthors <cyb>In charge of this item.
Thu 13 Dec 2007 07:14:58 AM UTC, comment #2:

I was able to :

- configure qemu to allow incoming SSH connections with -redir tcp:5555:10.0.2.15:22

- create a SSH key without passphrase that will allow batch connections to the qemu machine

- connect to the qemu machine with: ssh -i .ssh/id_rsa -v -p 5555 root@localhost

- upload the image to download.gna.org (ETA 4:00)

Let's attack the backend!

Cyril Bouthors <cyb>In charge of this item.
Thu 13 Dec 2007 03:23:14 AM UTC, comment #1:

DONE:

Xen now works under Qemu.

The trick was to avoid using kqemu, the kernel based optimizer of Qemu, because it prevents Xen from working.

TODO:
- configure Qemu to allow incoming SSH connections

- upload the final Qemu image to download.gna.org (1GB+)

- write a minimal backend that :
- get the specs of the domU from a XML file (use shell+xmlstarlet or python)
- create domU (use libvirt, virsh)
- destroy domU

- write tests that :
- downloads the Qemu image from Gna and cache it
- boots a copy of the Qemu machine
- create XML file
- creates a domU
- checks that the domU exists ("xm list")
- destroy the domU
- get 100% code coverage

- allow testing the backend with real servers. have a look at kexec to boost the process

HINTS:
- apt-get source pokerengine to see a real-life python test coverage (make check)

Cyril Bouthors <cyb>In charge of this item.
Thu 22 Nov 2007 02:35:38 PM UTC, original submission:

Create a test environnement.

Provide :
- a disk image that runs Xen under Kemu
- a procedure to install and run it

Cyril Bouthors <cyb>In charge of this item.

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Mon 03 Aug 2009 05:54:41 PM UTCcybStatusIn Progress=>Cancelled
    Thu 22 Nov 2007 05:07:04 PM UTCcybSummaryCreate a test environnement=>Create a test environnement of the backend
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