Fedora/CentOS vagrant boxes updated

Joseph Scheuhammer clown at alum.mit.edu
Mon Apr 2 14:25:08 UTC 2018


Cool.  Thanks Giovanni!

On 2018-04-02 9:42 AM, Tirloni, Giovanni wrote:
> Hi Joseph,
>
>   I'm preparing a PR to the GPII provisioning code (https://github.com/gpii-ops/ansible-gpii-framework).
>
>   Thanks for the heads up!
>
> Regards,
> Giovanni
>
> On 04/02/2018 10:12 AM, Joseph Scheuhammer wrote:
>> PackageKit is used by the Linux implementation of the GPII
>> DeviceReporter.  So, there are two configurations:  PackageKit is not
>> required for infusion VMs (AFAIK), but it is for GPII/Linux VMs.
>> Perhaps that can be handled by different provisioning scripts.
>>
>> On 2018-03-30 8:02 PM, Tirloni, Giovanni wrote:
>>> Fedora 27 v20180330 released (tested with infusion and universal)
>>>
>>> This version disables PackageKit [0] which is the service that, among other things, keeps checking for software updates and is not necessary in the context of vagrant boxes (since we release periodic updates).
>>>
>>> PackageKit was consuming >250MB of memory (in a VM limited to 2GB, leaving only ~700MB free) and triggering out of memory errors in CI. Packages can still be installed normally through the package manager (dnf).
>>>
>>> If anyone wants to enable PackageKit, this is the command: vagrant ssh -c 'sudo systemctl unmask packagekit'
>>>
>>> Same instructions for updating boxes listed in previous emails still apply (see below).
>>>
>>> 0 - https://www.freedesktop.org/software/PackageKit/
>>>
>>> On 03/22/2018 04:25 PM, Tirloni, Giovanni wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>>     These boxes have been updated:
>>>>
>>>>     *inclusivedesign/centos7
>>>>     * inclusivedesign/fedora27
>>>>
>>>>     Both now include Docker CE 18.03 (previous version was 1.13).
>>>>
>>>>     Additionally, F27 was updated to include Chrome 65 and Firefox 59.
>>>>
>>>>     F27 was tested with GPII/universal and fluid-project/infusion. CentOS7 was tested with GPII/nexus.
>>>>
>>>>     See below for instructions on how to update.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Giovanni
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 02/28/2018 01:50 PM, Tirloni, Giovanni wrote:
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>
>>>>> The following Vagrant boxes have been updated (v20180228):
>>>>>
>>>>>      * inclusivedesign/centos7
>>>>>      * inclusivedesign/fedora26
>>>>>      * inclusivedesign/fedora27
>>>>>
>>>>> They have been built/tested with:
>>>>>
>>>>>      * VirtualBox 5.2.8 (needed for Linux 4.15)
>>>>>      * vagrant 2.0.2
>>>>>
>>>>> You can update them by running these commands:
>>>>>
>>>>>      $ vagrant box update --box inclusivedesign/centos7
>>>>>      $ vagrant box update --box inclusivedesign/fedora26
>>>>>      $ vagrant box update --box inclusivedesign/fedora27
>>>>>
>>>>> You projects will need to be destroyed and recreated, please make backups if needed (vagrant destroy; vagrant up).
>>>>>
>>>>> To verify that all your boxes are up to date:
>>>>>
>>>>>      $ vagrant box outdated --global
>>>>>
>>>>> To remove old versions automatically:
>>>>>
>>>>>      $ vagrant box prune
>>>>>
>>>>> Best Regards,
>>>>> Giovanni
>>>>>
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