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TSC Facts

TSC Members:

  • Joel Halpern (Legacy)
  • Ed Warnicke (Legacy)
  • Dave Wallace (VPP Rep; appointed Nov 2021)
  • Maciek Konstantynowicz (CSIT PTL; Oct 2021)
  • Lijian.Zhang (TSC appointee; Oct 2021)
  • John DiGiglio (TSC appointee; Aug 2022)
  • Matthew Smith (Committer Rep; Sept 2021)
  • Neale Ranns (Committer Rep; Sept 2021)

TSC Chairperson:

  • Dave Wallace (March 2022)


Welcome to the fd.io Technical Steering Committee (TSC) Wiki. This page hosts all information associated with the fd.io TSC, including meeting schedules,, Agendas, and Minutes. To contact the TSC, send an email to the TSC mail list.

Existing TSC Membership Governance Documents

About the TSC

Meeting Schedule and Logistics

TSC meetings are held weekly for 30 minutes on Thursday mornings from 8-8:30am Pacific Time. Meetings are held using Zoom for screen sharing and audio and IRC for recording meeting minutes.

Calendar Event

Here's an ICal format link to the entire FD.io calendar.

Weekly on Thursdays from 8-9am PT.
Zoom Meeting room (passcode <remove spaces> '4 1 2 3 2 4')

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/my/fastdata?pwd=Z3Z0UnJyUmRIMlU3eTJLcGF6VEptQT09

Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +14086380968,,5301185804# or +16465588656,,5301185804#

Or Telephone:
    Dial: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll)
    +1 855 880 1246 (US Toll Free)
    +1 877 369 0926 (US Toll Free)
    Meeting ID: 530 118 5804
    International numbers available: https://zoom.us/zoomconference?m=ppBOQMQTVxGYmbxNsVemC6KNo8eX2ptF


  • #startmeeting FD.io TSC || Start Meeting Recording on IRC
  • #topic Roll Call / Agenda Bashing || Roll Call, Agenda Bashing (all, 5 minutes)
    • 'chair' attendees (edit as necessary) on IRC:
      #chair dwallacelf edwarnicke JoelHalpern mackonstan fan_zhang neale mgsmith valderrv vrpolak
    • Attendees please #info <your name> on IRC
    • Call for any new topics for the agenda
  • #topic Action Items || Review Action Items From Previous Meeting
  • #topic Archive FD.io Projects || Discuss archiving VSAP Project
  • #topic 2023 Capital Equipment Purchase Plan || Review 2023 Capital Equipment Equipment Spreadsheet
    • NOTE: all cap-ex requests to be submitted/reviewed by LFN Finance prior to vote by TSC
    • 2023 part-1: add 4 x Xeon SPR 4RU servers for 2 x 1n-spr vpp_device testbeds and 2 x TG-TRex servers
    • 2023 part-2: add 4 x Xeon Ice Lake D servers for 2 x 3n-ICXD performance testbeds
  • #topic Infra || Infrastructure Status
    • State of CI/CD Pipeline
    • State of ARM servers
    • State of the Xeon servers
    • State of Saphire Rapids servers
    • State of the Atom (Snowridge) servers
    • State of Traffic Generator servers
  • #topic Events || Events
  • #topic FD.io Webinars || FD.io Webinars
  • #topic Website & PR || Website/Blogs/PR update
  • #topic Scapy & GPLv2 Licensing || Status of scapy use and GPLv2 license propagation
  • #topic LFN TAC/SPC/GB Updates || LFN TAC/SPC/GB Updates
  • #topic TSC Budget Review || Review TSC Quarterly / YTD Budget vs Actual spend (TBD)
  • #topic 2023 FD.io Goals || 2023 FD.io Goals
  • #endmeeting || End Meeting Recording on IRC
    • Start Vote on IRC: #startvote Approve a most brilliant, illustrious proposal? -1,0,+1
      Note: '?' is required as the delimiter before the voting options
    • Cast Vote on IRC: #vote +1 | #vote 0 | #vote -1
    • End Vote on IRC: #endvote

Future Agenda Items

The TSC often has forward visibility into agenda items (like creation reviews) prior to the date on which it will act on them. In order to provide visibility, a list of future agenda items (with dates) will be kept here.

Meeting Minutes

TSC Meeting Minutes

List of all subpages (used or unused)

TSCTSC/2022 Chair electionTSC/2023 FD.io Goals
TSC/Meeting MinutesTSC/Proposed Header Python Test ScriptsTSC/Relicensing Procedure
TSC/draft election proceduresTSC/fdio lab funding proposalTSC:Vulnerability Management