[Gluster-infra] [Gluster-devel] Recent regression failures

Amar Tumballi atumball at redhat.com
Fri Jan 12 10:24:25 UTC 2018

Can we have a separate test case to validate for all the basic necessity
for whole test suite to pass? That way the very first run will report an
error in the setup and we can fix it faster, instead of waiting for the
failure which is a setup issue after 3-4hrs ?


On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 3:47 PM, Atin Mukherjee <amukherj at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 10:15 AM, Nigel Babu <nigelb at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Hello folks,
>> We may have been a little too quick to blame Meltdown on the Jenkins
>> failures yesterday. In any case, we've open a ticket with our provider and
>> they're looking into the failures. I've looked at the last 90 failures to
>> get a comprehensive number on the failures.
>> Total Jobs: 90
>> Failures: 62
>> Failure Percentage: 68.89%
>> I've analyzed the individual failures categorized them as well.
>> slave28.cloud.gluster.org failure: 9
>> Geo-replication failures: 12
>> Fops-during-migration.t: 4
>> Compilation failures: 3
>> durability-off.t failures: 7
>> These alone total to 35 failures. The slave28 failures were due to the
>> machine running out of disk space. We had a very large binary archived from
>> an experimental branch build failure. I've cleared that core out and this
>> is now fixed. The geo-replication failures were due to geo-rep tests
>> depending on root's .bashrc having the PATH variable modified. This was not
>> a standard setup and therefore didn't work on many machines. This has now
>> been fixed. The other 3 were transient failures either limited to a
>> particular review or a temporary bustage on master. The majority of the
>> recent failures had more to do with infra than to do with tests.
> While Nigel tells me that the infra related problems for geo-rep tests are
> already fixed, I see a similar failure pops up through
> https://build.gluster.org/job/centos6-regression/8356/console .
> @Kotresh - Could you check if this is something different?
>> I'm therefore cautiously moving with the assumption that the impact of
>> KPTI patch is minimal so far.
>> --
>> nigelb
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