[cgl_discussion] PoC concall 10/8/03 Minutes

Steven Dake sdake at mvista.com
Tue Oct 14 17:17:31 PDT 2003


On Tue, 2003-10-14 at 17:09, Venkata Jagana wrote:
> >The timing came from Rusty who suggested end of November for dev
> >complete.
> 
> Not sure what's the basis for this target date? As I said earlier,
> based on our current plans, the kernel pieces would likely be
> available (target) by end of Dec and I believe (according to Xou
> Yixiong from Intel) the corresponding user pieces should be available
> by end of Dec too. Shirley from IBM and Xou are closley working
> together on this.
> 
Ok I can update the 2.7 kernel list with this information.

> >We generally add 3-6 months of working with the community before the
> >software is generally available.
> 
> Sure, this model works for some projects but not for this kernel piece
> atleast -:)
> 
Yes it is difficult to guess how long a project will really take.  What
timing do you suggest is reasonable instead of 6 months?
THanks
-steve
> There is a continued effort of making the kernel IPv6 mib support
> available for acceptance into the mainline as the individual MIB object
> group support is completed rather than waiting until the entire MIB
> development is complete. In fact, Shirley already submitted few kernel
> patches for acceptance and the review discussions are ongoing.

> Thanks,
> Venkat
> 
> 
> 
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>                       Steven Dake                                                                                                     
>                       <sdake at mvista.com        To:       Venkata Jagana/Beaverton/IBM at IBMUS                                           
>                       >                        cc:       Rusty Lynch <rusty at linux.co.intel.com>, cgl_discussion at osdl.org              
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> 
> The timing came from Rusty who suggested end of November for dev
> complete.
> 
> We generally add 3-6 months of working with the community before the
> software is generally available.
> Thanks
> -steve
> On Tue, 2003-10-14 at 14:56, Venkata Jagana wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > >Actually, the end of November target is for both kernel development and
> > >development of a NetSNMP subagent (user space) to export the data made
> > >available from the kernel development.
> >
> > >There is an obvious dependency on the kernel patch before the sub-agent
> > >can be completed, but the target was still end of November.
> >
> > Who came up with this target date?? PoC team? or someone else?
> >
> > As the development stands now, the kernel MIB work for the basic IPv6
> MIBs
> > would likely to be completed by end of December. So far, good progress
> has
> > been made with the submission.
> >
> > The user level SNMP subagent work can only be validated after the kernel
> > MIB support is available. It means that the entire functionality would
> > likely be available at the end of the year.
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Venkat
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
> >                       Rusty Lynch
> 
> >                       <rusty at linux.co.intel.com>        To:
> cgl_discussion at osdl.org
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> >                       cgl_discussion-bounces at lis        Subject:  Re:
> [cgl_discussion] PoC concall 10/8/03 Minutes
> >                       ts.osdl.org
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> >                       10/14/2003 01:08 PM
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> > On Tue, 2003-10-14 at 09:47, Venkata Jagana wrote:
> > <snip>
> > > >IPv6 MIBs targeting end of november for production quality + 3 months
> > >
> > > I don't want people to misinterpret when we talk about IPv6 MIBs
> > support > availability. There are two development pieces as far as this
> > work goes - one is the
> > > kernel component which implements these MIB objects and the other is
> > the
> > > corresponding MIB objects support within SNMP agent which gathers the
> > info through
> > > appropriate interfaces such as netlink from the kernel.
> > >
> >
> > Actually, the end of November target is for both kernel development and
> > development of a NetSNMP subagent (user space) to export the data made
> > available from the kernel development.
> >
> > There is an obvious dependency on the kernel patch before the sub-agent
> > can be completed, but the target was still end of November.
> >
> >     --rustyl
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