Test Day:2009-02-12 Installation using iSCSI targets

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DATE TIME WHERE
Thu February 12, 2009 From 12:00 to 21:00 UTC (8am -> 5pm EDT) #fedora-qa)

Contents

[edit] What to test?

Today's instalment of Fedora Test Day will focus on:

[edit] Who's available

The following cast of characters will be available for testing, workarounds, bug fixes, and general discussion ...

[edit] Prerequisite for Test Day

[edit] How to test?

Perform several installations with iSCSI target available as a storage device.

[edit] Test Cases and Results

Expected 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.

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NOTE
In order to work around rhbug:485217, you will need to boot the installer with
updates=http://people.atrpms.net/~hdegoede/updates485217.img
Test Case Arch Result Bug Number Comments
QA:Some Test i386
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

[edit] 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.

iSCSI Exploratory Testing