Bug 1796141

Summary: Baremetal IPI - Metadata cleaning pre-installation is failing on HPE Virtual Install Devices
Product: OpenShift Container Platform Reporter: Julia Kreger <jkreger>
Component: InstallerAssignee: Riccardo Pittau <rpittau>
Installer sub component: OpenShift on Bare Metal IPI QA Contact: Raviv Bar-Tal <rbartal>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG Docs Contact:
Severity: medium    
Priority: medium CC: beth.white, rbartal, rpittau, stbenjam
Version: 4.3.0Keywords: Triaged
Target Milestone: ---Flags: jkreger: needinfo-
Target Release: ---   
Hardware: Unspecified   
OS: Unspecified   
Fixed In Version: Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
: 1796154 (view as bug list) Environment:
Last Closed: 2020-06-01 20:10:22 UTC Type: Bug
Regression: --- Mount Type: ---
Documentation: --- CRM:
Verified Versions: Category: ---
oVirt Team: --- RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: --- Target Upstream Version:
Bug Depends On:    
Bug Blocks: 1796154    

Description Julia Kreger 2020-01-29 17:18:38 UTC
Baremetal IPI installer process wipes disk metadata in advance of installation to prevent potential installation conflicts. Unfortunately we've discovered a class of virtual installation device on some HPE gear, which cannot be disabled from the bios settings with a recent HPE update. As such, we need to address this in the logic actually handling cleaning, and in the short term disable cleaning.

Comment 7 Stephen Benjamin 2020-02-24 14:37:57 UTC
Moving this to 4.5 as any new code will land there. When 4.5 code is merged, feel free to clone this to a 4.4 BZ and cherry pick.

Comment 10 Beth White 2020-05-12 15:24:27 UTC
*** Bug 1796154 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 14 Julia Kreger 2020-06-01 20:10:22 UTC
As far as I'm aware, this issue is no longer being encountered and the issues are, as far as I'm aware, resolved. Due to our inability to reproduce in our own labs and process limitations, I'm going to close this as notabug.