"hw:mem_page_size=1GB" Metadata can not be assigned to a flavors with cli commands

Bug #1799517 reported by Fernando Hernandez Gonzalez on 2018-10-23
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
StarlingX
Low
Wendy Mitchell

Bug Description

Brief Description
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"hw:mem_page_size=1GB" Metadata can not be assigned to a flavors with cli commands by typing
   $ openstack flavor set m1.medium --property hw:mem_page_size=1GB

Severity
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Minor

Steps to Reproduce
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Create a flavor.
Once created type following command to change mem_page_size.
   $ openstack flavor set m1.medium --property hw:mem_page_size=1GB

Expected Behavior
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Able to set hw:mem_page_size=1GB property.

Actual Behavior
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No hw:mem_page_size=1GB property set.

Reproducibility
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100%

System Configuration
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Virtual External Storage + 2 controllers + 2 computes + 2 storage

Frank Miller (sensfan22) wrote :

There is not enough info in this report to understand the issue.
What is failing? You report "No hw:mem_page_size=1GB property set." Does this mean the CLI command fails? Or does the VM launch fail when attempting to launch a VM using the modified mem_page_size in the flavor?
The attached jpg does not show the error.

Wendy Mitchell (wmitchellwr) wrote :

1G is not a valid value. You will need to use the value 1048576 (for 1G huge pages).
ie.
openstack flavor set m1.medium --property hw:mem_page_size=1048576

Note: In order to use this flavor, you will need to confirm that your host has 1G available
system host-memory-show <host> <processor>

Thanks Wendy, that´s my other issue pls check
https://bugs.launchpad.net/starlingx/+bug/1799539"

Ghada Khalil (gkhalil) wrote :

Marking as Invalid given on input provided by Wendy Mitchell. The wrong value is specified in the VM flavor.

tags: added: stx.distro.openstack
Changed in starlingx:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Invalid
assignee: nobody → Fernando Hernandez Gonzalez (fhernan2)
Ghada Khalil (gkhalil) on 2018-10-27
Changed in starlingx:
assignee: Fernando Hernandez Gonzalez (fhernan2) → Wendy Mitchell (wmitchellwr)
Ken Young (kenyis) on 2019-04-06
tags: added: stx.1.0
removed: stx.2018.10
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