Devops Per Patch Kvmci
Per-patch KVM CI using open source recipes
snowpatch - Used to listen on upstream patches from given mailing list and trigger the jenkins job.
Jenkins - Used to orchestrate the CI workflow using pipeline.
op-test-framework - Framework used to install upstream kernel and run tests.
Avocado framework - Framework used to run OS, KVM tests.
Hardware used: IBM Power8 box
snowpatch is configured to listen on a powerpc kernel mailing list and it does create a local branch with the new patch series on the mailing list and triggers the given jenkins job with the repository and branch details.
sample snowpatch output screenshot
Jenkins pipeline as shown is configured to run below workflow
Build and install upstream kernel on OpenPOWER box - built with
Build upstream guest kernel - built with
Build upstream qemu
Build upstream libvirt
Run KVM Tests with Upstream Host Kernel, guest kernel, qemu and libvirt
Notify Slack on completion
Results can be viewed in Jenkins
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