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[Cyborg][Ironic][Nova][Neutron][TripleO][Cinder] accelerators management


Jeremy,
Correct.
programming devices and  "updating firmware" I count as separate activities.
Similar to CPU or GPU.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeremy Stanley <fungi at yuggoth.org> 
Sent: Tuesday, January 7, 2020 5:52 PM
To: openstack-discuss at lists.openstack.org
Subject: Re: [Cyborg][Ironic][Nova][Neutron][TripleO][Cinder] accelerators management

On 2020-01-07 23:17:25 +0000 (+0000), Arkady.Kanevsky at dell.com wrote:
> It is hard to image that any production env of any customer will allow 
> anybody but administrator to update FW on any device at any time. The 
> security implication are huge.
[...]

I thought this was precisely the point of exposing FPGA hardware into server instances. Or do you not count programming those as "updating firmware?"
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Jeremy Stanley