Test Day:2009-02-12 Installation using iSCSI targets
|Thu February 12, 2009||From 12:00 to 21:00 UTC (8am -> 5pm EDT)||#fedora-qa)|
What to test?
Today's instalment of Fedora Test Day will focus on:
The following cast of characters will be available for testing, workarounds, bug fixes, and general discussion ...
- Development - User:msivak, User:jwrdegoede
- Quality Assurance - User:jlaska, User:mganisin, User:robertmwilliams
Prerequisite for Test Day
- Available machine for a test installation (hw or virtual)
- iSCSI target (hw or sw)
- Rawhide (Alpha?) installation media
How to test?
Perform several installations with iSCSI target available as a storage device.
Test Cases and Results
- iSCSI target is connected and is available for partitioning during installation
- System starts without error after installation
- All filesystems are mounted
Consult the iSCSI Installation Test Plan for detailed test case instructions. Please record results below.
|Test Case||Arch||Result||Bug Number||Comments|
|Authentication test cases|
|No authentication||x86_64||jlaska||rhbug:485217||Requires use of updates.img (see above)|
|CHAP authentication against iSCSI target||x86_64||jlaska||rhbug:485218||See bug ... password text-box displays funky character|
|Reverese CHAP authentication||i386||Having trouble getting this working with scsi-target-utils|
|Partitioning test cases|
|Data parition on iSCSI target||i386||cww||Using http://people.atrpms.net/~hdegoede/updates485217.img with un-authenticated tgt, was able to mount /opt at boot time.|
|Data parition on iSCSI target||x86_64||jlaska|
|'/' parititon on iSCSI target (requires PXE, iBFT or local '/boot')||i386||mchristi||rhbug:485353||Install completed, but system hangs while attempting to reboot|
|'/' parititon on iSCSI target (requires PXE, iBFT or local '/boot')||i386||cww||rhbug:485331||Install completed, but upon reboot I get VFS: Cannot open root device "sdb1" or unknown-block(0,0). No initrd was created.|
|swap on iSCSI target||i386||jlaska||rhbug:485309||nash segfault on boot|
|iSCSI target is part of LVM vg||i386||jlaska||autopart pulled in 3 local drives and 1 iSCSI|
Exploratory Test Plan
If you perform an iSCSI installation test not part of the formalized test plans (and feel free to as this is were we get the best ideas) please follow this link and enter the information there.
Your feedback will drive future test plans.