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Thu October 2, 2008 From 12:00 to 21:00 UTC (8am -> 5pm EDT) #fedora-qa (need irc help?)

How to join?[edit]

For information on joining a Fedora Test Day, see QA/Test_Days#Where_are_Test_Days_held.3F

What to test?[edit]

This week's instalment of Fedora Test Day will focus on:

Preparing for Test Day[edit]

Depending on the speed of your connection and the time available for testing, there are several methods available for

Live Images

  1. Please download a live ISO image for your architecture:
  2. Prepare your live image by following the instructions at FedoraLiveCD
  3. Or run the dowloaded ISO image in qemu:
     su -c 'qemu -cdrom Fedora-10-Beta-i686-Live.iso -m 512 -std-vga'

Install Media

  1. Consult the installation guide for quick start information to determine the best install method for your needs.
  2. Follow instructions for installing your system.
    • Alternatively, on an already installed system:
      1. Install snake:
        yum install snake
      2. Configure your system for installation:

How to test?[edit]

Please add your findings to the matrix below or discuss any issues or concerns on IRC #fedora-qa.


  • Do not change ipv6 settings, the default "Auto discovery" should work
  • All networking configuration (static or dhcp) is done manually, unless specified in the boot argument column

netboot boot.iso
The following test matrix was developed by User:Dcantrel
Boot argument dhcp static dhcp static
Network device selection parameters
ksdevice=eth0 (johannbg) works (jlaska)465285

Must disable ipv6

(dcantrell) works (jlaska)465285

Must disable ipv6

ksdevice=MACADDR (jlaska) works (jlaska)465285

Must disable ipv6

(dcantrell) works (jlaska)465285

Must disable ipv6

ksdevice=link (jlaska) works (jlaska)465285

Must disable ipv6

ksdevice=BOOTIF (jlaska) works (jlaska)465285

Must disable ipv6

Network device configuration parameters

(also includes gateway=, dns= and netmask=)

ip=dhcp (johannbg) works
Other parameters that require an active network connection
ks=URL (jlaska)465314 (jlaska)465314 (jlaska) similar to 465314 ...

but next starts tui loader screen

updates=URL (jlaska) works (jlaska)465285

Must disable ipv6

(jlaska) works (jlaska)465285

Must disable ipv6

repo=URL (jlaska) works (jlaska)465285

Must disable ipv6

Where to file bugs[edit]

Please record any issues/defects discovered in Red Hat's Bugzilla.

Need help?[edit]

We'll have a host of QA and Development characters hanging out discussing bugs (aka "features"), expectations, and test areas. I've included details below for how you can contribute below.

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

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