QA/7/Test4TreeTesting

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Fedora 7 Test 4 Pre-Release Test Coordination

This is the Fedora default QA matrix against which every test and final release is to run through. Any bugs found in this test would be considered release blockers. This page is going to be used to help coordinate testing of pre-F7 trees in an effort to be more clear about where things stand.

This page exists to track installation testing progress of a test release. Functional testing will be tracked on a different page. Watch this space!

Generic Release Criteria

Current Testing Tree

The development repo is a daily snapshot of the current testing tree.

For network installs, you can use the boot.iso in the images/ directory.

Unfortunately, network issues make it nearly impossible to release daily snapshots of full ISO sets. Fortunately we now have software tools that allow you to create your own iso sets. See ["QA/7/BuildingISOs"] .

Known issues

For reference, here are the Blocker and Target bugs for this release:

We've also created a blocker bug for this specific Test release here:

http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=F7Test4

Any bugs which block the release of Test4 should block that bug.

Known changes:

  • IDE devices are now /dev/sdX instead of /dev/hdX - see http://kernelslacker.livejournal.com/66702.html
  • We are now using the 'Fedora' theme, which uses the 'Mist' icon set instead of 'Echo'.
  • "cdrecord" is missing - install the "wodim" package instead, which provides the same functionality with more reasonable licensing terms.

Current testing needs

The following is a list of things which need to be tested to help ensure a valid tree.


Install Type Install Arch Install Details Install Notes
Upgrade Any Test upgrade, ensure necessary things blacklisted (yum list extras) i386->x86_64
Upgrade Any Test multi-repo upgrade Both Static IP and DHCP
Install Any Test multi-repo installs DHCP tested
Text mode FTP/HTTP Any Ensure text mode with minstg2 sane i386,x86_64,ppc
SELinux check All Need to ensure that fresh installs of all arches come up without any SELinux AVC errors avc if installed with 'noipv6' (related to 237030 )?
VNC Any Make sure vnc installs work with connect parameters, password param, or none at all vnc works, vncpasswd works
Any All Make sure default install doesn't include -devel packages perl-devel doesn't count
DVD All Media Check Passes i386,x86_64,ppc
USB Any Test installation onto removable media.
LiveCD All LiveCD actually fits onto a CD x86_64 needs a DVD

Test Matrix

Install Source Install Type Arches Completed Install Notes
DVD Random Package Selection x86_64,i386
DVD Full
DVD Default i386,x86_64,ppc
DVD Minimal
NFS Default i386,x86_64,ppc Also did Everything over NFS
NFS ISO Default
HTTP Default with 256megs of ram
FTP Default with 256megs of ram
Harddrive Default
Any Xen install
Any KVM install i386 used f7t4 as both host and guest
Any ipv6 install
Any dmraid install
Any dmraid rescue
Any mdraid rescue i386,x86_64 used RAID1 root
Any normal rescue i386,x86_64