Bug 1284473 - RFE: [Director] [OOB] KSM Is not enabled by default on overcloud deployment
RFE: [Director] [OOB] KSM Is not enabled by default on overcloud deployment
Product: Red Hat OpenStack
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rhosp-director (Show other bugs)
8.0 (Liberty)
All Linux
unspecified Severity high
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Assigned To: Hugh Brock
Udi Shkalim
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Reported: 2015-11-23 07:35 EST by Udi Shkalim
Modified: 2017-01-15 13:42 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Udi Shkalim 2015-11-23 07:35:42 EST
Description of problem:
KSM is not enabled by default on overcloud nodes

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
osp director 8

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
On a deployed overcloud run the following commands 
1. cat /sys/kernel/mm/ksm/run
2. grep -H '' /sys/kernel/mm/ksm/pages_*
3. systemctl status ksm

Actual results:

# cat /sys/kernel/mm/ksm/run
# grep -H '' /sys/kernel/mm/ksm/pages_*
# systemctl status ksm
● ksm.service - Kernel Samepage Merging
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/ksm.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
   Active: active (exited) since Fri 2015-11-20 12:43:50 EST; 2 days ago
 Main PID: 823 (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
   CGroup: /system.slice/ksm.service

Expected results:

[root@overcloud-controller-2 keystone]# cat /sys/kernel/mm/ksm/run
[root@overcloud-controller-2 keystone]# grep -H '' /sys/kernel/mm/ksm/pages_*

non-zero values

Additional info:
Comment 2 Mike Burns 2016-04-07 16:57:01 EDT
This bug did not make the OSP 8.0 release.  It is being deferred to OSP 10.
Comment 3 Jaromir Coufal 2016-09-30 04:10:06 EDT
Why is this needed? What is the impact for a user?
Comment 4 Jaromir Coufal 2017-01-15 13:42:01 EST
Not enough info. Please re-open if still valid or needed.

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