[OpenWrt-Devel] buildbot: gb15 fails to upload due to host keys and wyrding timeouts largest firmwares

Zoltan HERPAI wigyori at uid0.hu
Sun Oct 25 07:14:03 EDT 2015

Hannu Nyman wrote:
> Buildbot needs some maintenance, as some of the buildslaves are 
> behaving badly :-(
> 1)
> gb15 has a wrong host key and silently fails all uploads. It just 
> completed 4 builds successfully, but did not upload them. That has 
> been going on for some time now.
> It is rather sad that the buildbot script silently fails the binary 
> uploads, because that makes the error hard to notice. The build shows 
> green on the status screen, so unless you wonder about the missing 
> binaries of a successful build and really check the upload step's log 
> file, you won't notice the error. It would be great if the buildbot 
> upload script could be modified to show the upload error more clearly.
> 2)
> wyrding timeouts the imagebuilder/SDK tar file creation step for the 
> largest firmwares. I have noticed that as ar71xx has suffered from 
> that several times in the last few weeks. The 20 minutes given for 
> waiting for any output from the process is sometimes too short for the 
> tar file creation step and the buildbot breaks the build. Apparently 
> "tar" does not produce any intermediate output.  (When that timeout 
> happens, the file cleanup step may also take hours, so there may be 
> something wrong with the buildslave's disk or I/O in general.)

We're checking these, hopefully both will resolve with the next round of 

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