Per-patch KVM CI using open source recipes

Used 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


  1. 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

  2. Jenkins pipeline as shown is configured to run below workflow

  3. Notify Slack on completion

Results can be viewed in Jenkins

Thanks for reading, Hope this helps you in someways…