Support common operational tasks in baremetal driver

Registered by aeva black on 2013-03-06

Add support for commonly-requested operational tasks (eg., hardware discovery, BIOS configuration, firmware updates) to the Nova Baremetal Driver.

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Status:
Complete
Approver:
None
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
aeva black
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
None
Definition:
Superseded
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Deferred
Milestone target:
None
Completed by
aeva black on 2014-03-21

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This will require either (or possibly both) new API or new RPC for passing messages to/from the discovery and hw configuration ramdisk / agent / what ever. I would like to defer any further details of this design until it's clear whether the baremetal driver will split out of Nova.This will require either (or possibly both) new API or new RPC for passing messages to/from the discovery and hw configuration ramdisk / agent / what ever. I would like to defer any further details of this design until it's clear whether the baremetal driver will split out of Nova.

Marking this blueprint as definition: Drafting. If you are still working on this, please re-submit via nova-specs. If not, please mark as obsolete, and add a quick comment to describe why. --johnthetubaguy (20th March 2014)

Marking as superceded, as all new work around this is going into Ironic.
-- Devananda, 21 March 2014

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