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Revision as of 14:52, 8 September 2009

2009-09-08 From 12:00 to 21:00 UTC (8am -> 5pm EDT) #fedora-fit-and-finish)

What to test?

The topic of this Fedora Test Day will be sharing of various things over the network. This includes files, and music, but also remote desktop functionality.

Who's available

The following people have agreed to be available for testing, workarounds, bug fixes, and general discussion: Matthias Clasen, Bastien Nocera, Tomas Bzatek, Lennart Poettering.

Prerequisites for Test Day

  • Two computers, connected by a network, or a computer and a device capable of interoperating with the tested functionality
  • A good mood. Remember; while we are poking into things that may make us angry or frustrated, we are doing it to make things better
  • An up-to-date rawhide installation. See the instructions on the Rawhide page on the various ways in which you can install or update to Rawhide. If that feels too risky to you, we also have recent rawhide live images available that allow you to participate without risking your existing installation. Tips on using a live image are available at FedoraLiveCD.
Architecture SHA1SUM Size
i686 a4bc6f683f4891a32565f71fdbab0f5de2f266a4 667942912
x86_64 88622edf89f522ee49efc63a5cff014359aedd7e 668991488

Finally, if you don't have a rawhide installation and don't want to download an iso, your input will still be valuable if it is based on F11.

How to test

Sharing and discovery of shared resources in local networks often uses mDNS as provided by the avahi package. Unfortunately, the default firewall configuration does not allow this to work, so you will have to turn off the firewall using system-config-firewall or simply by running

/sbin/service iptables stop

for most of these tests.

Here are some things to look at:

Issues that were identified

Tester Description Bug references Status
mclasen nautilus could handle 'Public' better #594091 #558244
mclasen make 'Public' accessible from the capplet #587114
tbzatek password prompt not displayed when sharing set to ask on write #590007
tbzatek high gvfsd-dav memory consumption when copying large files please open new bug if repro
tbzatek delays showing up the new share in network:/// please open new bug if repro
hadess UPNP share not appearing on remote device (selected VPN interface instead of local) N/A configuration option in Rhythmbox git
mclasen Annoying error dialog in nautilus #594495
mclasen Consider readonly sharing #594496
mclasen Confusing password dialog #594497
mclasen timeout of password dialog #594500
mclasen Open network share when mounted #497631
mclasen doesn't notice if shares go away #594507

Things that work alright

Tester Description
mclasen Copying a large file to a dav share