On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 11:21 AM Sage Weil <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Dec 2019, John Zachary Dover wrote:
> > I am updating the Ceph documentation. Included in this email is a proposed
> > change to
> > the documentation and a request for information pertaining to that proposed
> > change.
> > If you know about the issue behind the proposed change and you have
> > information
> > pertinent to it that you would like to enshrine in the documentation, reply
> > to this
> > email and tell me.
> > Documentation Link:
> > http://docs.ceph.com/docs/master/start/os-recommendations/
> > Proposed Change: I'd like to update the list of OS recommendations, and to
> > get a list of
> > kernel versions that are supported. If this is not
> > possible, I would like
> > to publish a list of OSes and kernels on which people in
> > the community
> > have successfully tested Ceph.
> I think the way to approach this is a blanket statement like:
> Generally speaking, Ceph should work on any modern Linux distribution.
> In practice, we build packages for and test on a select set of common
> Starting with Octopus, we recommend deployments consume Ceph via a
> container image instead of packages. The container itself is based on
> CentOS 8. The container is generally consumed by either Rook.io or the
> ceph-daemon tool. In the later case, the OS requirements are relaxed, ...
> Specifically, we build packages for:
> We test on:
> Something along those lines?
> > Zac's Request: Reply to this email if you know of OSes or kernels th
> > Ceph has been
> > successfully tested on, and if those OSes or kernels are
> > not already in
> > the list.
> By the time of octopus release, I belive this will be:
> - CentOS 8 (x86_64)
> - Ubuntu 18.04 (x86_64)
> - Ubuntu 18.04 (aarch64) (I think?)
> - centos 7.6 (containerized ceph only)
> - centos 8.0
> - ubuntu 18.04
> We need to pin this down pretty soon. Much of this is piled up behind
> the py3 conversion, which is oh-so-close...
Could we also get an updated Fedora-based recommendation? It's kind of
depressing to see Fedora 22 still mentioned on the website.
I personally run Ceph on Fedora rather than CentOS, and pretty much
all the guidelines for CentOS 8 would apply to a recent Fedora
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