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This candidate is no longer the current milestone. For the latest results, see Test_Results:Current_Installation_Test.
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No longer current
The compose for which this page contains results is no longer the current one. This page contains the results for the current compose.
This page records Installation validation testing test results for the Fedora 21 Beta RC1 compose.

Which tests to run[edit]

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Test coverage page
This page provides information about test coverage for the tests on this page across all the composes for the current release: it can help you see which test cases most need to be run.

Tests with a Milestone of Alpha, Beta or Final are the most important. Optional tests are less so, but still useful to run. The milestone indicates that for that milestone release or a later one to be approved for release, the test must have been run against the release candidate build (so at Beta, all Alpha and Beta tests must have been run, for instance). However, it is important to run the tests for all milestones as early and often as possible. Please refer to the test coverage page linked above and try to find and run tests which have not been run at all, or not run recently, for the current release.

How to test[edit]

1. Download one or more media for testing: Template:Fedora 21 Beta RC1 Download

2. Perform one or more of the test cases and add your results to the table below

  • You can submit results by editing the page directly, or by using relval, with the relval report-results command. It provides a simple text interface for reporting test results.

3. If a test fails, file a bug report. You may propose the bug as a release blocker or freeze exception bug for the appropriate release - see blocker bug process and freeze exception bug process.

Some tests must be run against particular Products or images - for example, the #Default boot and install tests. If no particular product or image is specified either in this page or the test case page, you can use any appropriate image. For example, you can run most of the #General Tests with the Workstation live image, or either of the Server install images.

Delta_ISOs for Server offline installer images are available here. If you have the Server offline install image for the previous TC/RC (or in the case of Alpha TC1, the previous stable release), you can generate the current install image with greatly reduced download size.

If you notice a problem during a test which does not constitute a complete failure of the test, you should still file a bug report, but it may not be appropriate to propose it as a release blocker bug. Use your judgment in deciding this, with reference to the Fedora_Release_Criteria, which these tests are intended to verify. If you are unsure, err on the side of proposing the bug as a blocker.

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Don't install updates
Don't install updates before performing any of the tests, as when you are testing pre-releases, available updates are not part of the proposed released package set.
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Virtual machine testing
In most cases, testing in a virtual machine is OK. You can test UEFI (including SecureBoot) in VMs as well.

Results summary page[edit]

The Test Results:Fedora 21 Beta RC1 Summary page contains the results from this page and all the other validation pages for the same compose listed together to provide an overview.

Add, Modify or Remove a Test Case[edit]

  1. Please request review for your changes by publishing your test case for review to the test mailing list and/or the appropriate working group mailing list (e.g. server, cloud, or desktop).
  2. Once reviewed, make your changes to any current documents that use the template (e.g. Test_Results:Current_Installation_Test).
  3. Lastly, update Template:Installation_test_matrix with the same changes.

Key[edit]

See the table below for a sample format for test results. All test results are posted using the result template.


Test Result Explanation Code Entered
none
Untested - This test has not been run, and is available for anyone to contribute feedback. {{result|none}}
Pass pass robatino
Passed - The test has been run and the tester determine the test met the expected results {{result|pass|robatino}}
Inprogress inprogress adamwill
Inprogress - An inprogress result is often used for tests that take a long time to execute. Inprogress results should be temporary and change to pass, fail or warn. {{result|inprogress|adamwill}}
Fail fail jlaska [1] [2]
Failed - Indicates a failed test. A link to a bug must be provided. See Template:Result for details on providing bug information.
  1. RHBZ #XYZ
  2. RHBZ #ZXY
{{result|fail|jlaska|XYZ|ZXY}}
Warning warn rhe
[1]
Warning - This test completed and met the expected results of the test, but other issues were encountered during testing that warrant attention.
  1. Brief description about the warning status
{{result|warn|rhe}} <ref>Brief description about the warning status</ref>
Pass pass hongqing
Warning warn kparal
Multiple results - More people can easily provide results to a single test case. {{result|pass|hongqing}} {{result|warn|kparal}}
Pass pass previous <build> run
Result from previous test run - This test result is directly moved from the test run of previous <build>. {{result|pass|previous <build> run}}
Unsupported - An unsupported test or configuration. No testing is required.

Test Matrix[edit]

Please click [show] in each table to view the tests of each media installation, and click [edit] to post your test results using the syntax in Key Section.

Image sanity[edit]

Milestone Test Case Server Workstation Spins ARM disks Cloud
Alpha / Final QA:Testcase_Mediakit_Checksums
Pass pass robatino
Pass pass robatino
Pass pass robatino
Pass pass robatino
Pass pass robatino
Beta QA:Testcase_Mediakit_ISO_Size
none
none
none
none
Alpha QA:Testcase_Mediakit_Repoclosure
none
Alpha QA:Testcase_Mediakit_FileConflicts
none

Default boot and install[edit]

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Bare metal testing required
Running these tests in a virtualized environment is valuable, but the test must pass on bare metal using a physical install medium for each release-blocking image in each test environment at least for the final release candidate image (i.e. the released image) for each milestone.
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Single test table
In all of these tests, the test case used is QA:Testcase_Boot_default_install. That is where the links point. The same test needs to be run for multiple images and target platforms. Note that the non-installer-based ARM disk images are covered by the later #ARM disk images section.
Milestone Image i386 x86_64 UEFI
Alpha Workstation live
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass roshi
[1]
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass satellit
[2]
Pass pass kparal
Alpha Server netinst
Pass pass roshi
[3]
none
none
Alpha Server offline
Pass pass roshi
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass kparal
Alpha KDE live
Pass pass roshi
Pass pass adamwill
Warning warn eischmann
[4]
Optional Xfce live
none
Pass pass nonamedotc
[5]
none
Optional LXDE live
Pass pass satellit
[6]
none
none
Optional MATE live
none
Pass pass satellit
[7]
none
Optional SoaS live
none
Pass pass satellit
[8]
none
  1. Install from DVD
  2. Install from DVD
  3. dd to USB install
  4. Invisible progress bug
  5. Installed using dd'ed USB stick
  6. Install from DVD
  7. Install from DVD
  8. Install from DVD

ARM disk images[edit]

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Single test table
In all of these tests, the test case used is QA:Testcase_arm_image_deployment. That is where the links point. The same test needs to be run for multiple images and target platforms.
Milestone Image Ext boot
Alpha Minimal
Pass pass pwhalen
Alpha KDE
Pass pass pwhalen
Optional Xfce
none
Optional Desktop
none
Optional LXDE
none
Optional MATE
none
Optional SoaS
none

Cloud images[edit]

Milestone Test case i386 x86_64
Alpha QA:Testcase_EC2_AMI_Validation
Fail fail roshi [1]
Fail fail roshi
[2]
Alpha QA:Testcase_OpenStack_Image_Validation
Fail fail roshi
[3]
Fail fail roshi
[4]
  1. RHBZ #1156603
  2. see ref 1
  3. see ref 1
  4. see ref 1

PXE boot[edit]

Milestone Test Case i386 x86_64 ARM
Alpha QA:Testcase_Boot_Methods_Pxeboot
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass pwhalen

USB media[edit]

Milestone Test Case i386 x86_64 UEFI
Alpha QA:Testcase_USB_stick_Live LiveUSB-creator
none
Pass pass satellit
[1]
none
Alpha QA:Testcase_USB_stick_Live Live-ISO-to-Disk
Fail fail roshi
Pass pass satellit
[2]
Fail fail adamwill [3]
Alpha QA:Testcase_USB_stick_Live_dd
Pass pass roshi
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass nonamedotc
Pass pass kparal
Alpha QA:Testcase_USB_stick_DVD Live-ISO-to-Disk
none
Pass pass satellit
[4]
Fail fail kparal [3]
Pass pass satellit
[5]
Alpha QA:Testcase_USB_stick_DVD_dd
Pass pass roshi
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass dmossor
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass dmossor
  1. workstation-RC1 Live x86_64 from MATE-RC-1 install with "yum install liveusb-creator"
  2. SoaS Beta-1 Soas x86_64 written in Workstation f21Beta-1 baremetal (reboot and update) USB is ext4 format?
  3. 3.0 3.1 RHBZ #1156380
  4. Server DVD: leave --efi out of command; writes Packages by alphabet to USB USB boots and installs from local repo on USB (flashing as it installs)USB boots and installs to USB HD logs in to user
  5. https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2014-13801/livecd-tools-21.4-1.fc21 - Boots (Secure Boot) install to bare metal - Karma Left

Virtualization[edit]

Milestone Test Case x86 BIOS[1] x86 UEFI ARM
Beta QA:Testcase_Install_to_Previous_KVM
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass outsh
none
Beta QA:Testcase_Install_to_Current_KVM
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass dmossor
none
none
Final QA:Testcase_Boot_Methods_Xen_Para_Virt
Pass pass konradr
none
none
  1. 'x86' means 'x86_64 or i386'

Storage devices[edit]

Milestone Test Case x86[1] ARM
Alpha QA:Testcase_install_to_SATA
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass roshi
Pass pass dmossor
Pass pass nonamedotc
Pass pass pwhalen
Alpha QA:Testcase_install_to_PATA
Pass pass adamwill
Alpha QA:Testcase_install_to_SCSI
Pass pass adamwill
none
Alpha QA:Testcase_install_to_SAS
none
Beta QA:Testcase_install_to_firmware_RAID
Fail fail kparal [2]
Beta QA:Testcase_install_to_hardware_RAID
Pass pass adamwill
Beta QA:Testcase_install_to_VirtIO
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass vehrlich
Pass pass nonamedotc
Pass pass pwhalen
Final QA:Testcase_install_to_iSCSI_no_authentication
none
Final QA:Testcase_install_to_multipath
none
Final QA:Testcase_install_to_FCoE_target
none
  1. 'x86' means 'x86_64 or i386'
  2. 2.0 2.1 RHBZ #1156354
  3. RHBZ #1156614

Guided storage configuration[edit]

Milestone Test Case x86 BIOS[1] x86 UEFI ARM
Alpha QA:Testcase_partitioning_guided_empty
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass jsedlak
Pass pass pwhalen
Alpha QA:Testcase_partitioning_guided_delete_all
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass dmossor
Pass pass nonamedotc
Pass pass roshi
Pass pass dmossor
Pass pass nonamedotc
Pass pass pwhalen
Alpha QA:Testcase_partitioning_guided_multi_select
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass kparal
Beta QA:Testcase_partitioning_guided_delete_partial
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass jsedlak
Beta QA:Testcase_partitioning_guided_free_space
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass kparal
Beta QA:Testcase_partitioning_guided_encrypted
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass jsedlak
Pass pass nonamedotc
Pass pass pwhalen
Beta QA:Testcase_partitioning_guided_multi_empty_all
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass jsedlak
  1. 'x86' means 'x86_64 or i386'

Guided storage shrinking[edit]

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Environments
For this test, the column headings refer to the storage volume type to be shrunk, not the one chosen to replace it for the new installation.
Milestone Test Case LVM ext4 NTFS BTRFS
Final QA:Testcase_partitioning_guided_shrink
none
none
none
none

Custom storage configuration[edit]

Milestone Test Case x86 BIOS[1] x86 UEFI ARM
Beta QA:Testcase_Partitioning_On_Software_RAID
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass kparal
Final QA:Testcase_anaconda_btrfs_rootfs_on_disk_partition
none
none
none
Final QA:Testcase_anaconda_ext3_rootfs_on_disk_partition
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass kparal
none
Final QA:Testcase_anaconda_xfs_rootfs_on_disk_partition
none
none
none
Optional QA:Testcase_Partitioning_No_Swap
none
none
none
  1. 'x86' means 'x86_64 or i386'

User interface[edit]

Milestone Test Case x86 ARM
Alpha QA:Testcase_Anaconda_User_Interface_Graphical
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass nonamedotc
Alpha QA:Testcase_Anaconda_User_Interface_Basic_Video_Driver
Pass pass kparal
[1]
Pass pass kparal
[2]
Pass pass nonamedotc
[3]
Alpha QA:Testcase_Anaconda_User_Interface_Text
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass pwhalen
Alpha QA:Testcase_Anaconda_User_Interface_VNC
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass pwhalen
Alpha QA:Testcase_Anaconda_User_Interface_VNC_Vncconnect
Pass pass kparal
none
Beta QA:Testcase_Anaconda_User_Interface_serial_console
none kparal
[4]
Pass pass pwhalen
  1. UEFI
  2. BIOS
  3. BIOS
  4. serial console in virt-manager broken in F20, waiting for someone with F21 (works there)

Installation repositories[edit]

Milestone Test Case Result
Alpha QA:Testcase_install_repository_Mirrorlist_graphical
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass jskladan
Alpha QA:Testcase_install_repository_HTTP/FTP_graphical
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass adamwill
Alpha QA:Testcase_install_repository_HTTP/FTP_variation
Pass pass jskladan
Beta QA:Testcase_install_repository_NFS_graphical
Pass pass jsedlak
Beta QA:Testcase_install_repository_NFS_variation
Pass pass kparal
Final QA:Testcase_install_repository_NFSISO_variation
Pass pass kparal
Final QA:Testcase_install_repository_Hard_drive_variation
none

Kickstart[edit]

Milestone Test Case Result
Alpha QA:Testcase_kickstart_user_creation
Pass pass pwhalen
Beta QA:Testcase_Kickstart_Http_Server_Ks_Cfg
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass pwhalen
Beta QA:Testcase_Kickstart_File_Path_Ks_Cfg
Pass pass jsedlak
Beta QA:Testcase_Kickstart_Hd_Device_Path_Ks_Cfg
Pass pass kparal
Beta QA:Testcase_Kickstart_Nfs_Server_Path_Ks_Cfg
Pass pass jsedlak
Pass pass pwhalen

Upgrade[edit]

Milestone Test Case x86 BIOS[1] x86 UEFI ARM
Beta QA:Testcase_upgrade_fedup_cli_previous_desktop
Pass pass jskladan
none
none
Beta QA:Testcase_upgrade_fedup_cli_previous_kde
none
Warning warn kparal [2]
none
Beta QA:Testcase_upgrade_fedup_cli_previous_minimal
Pass pass adamwill
none
none
Beta QA:Testcase_upgrade_fedup_cli_previous_desktop_encrypted
none
Warning warn kparal
[3]
none
  1. 'x86' means 'x86_64 or i386'
  2. RHBZ #1038413
  3. Some packages like Firefox are newer in F20 and therefore broken after upgrade

Miscellaneous[edit]

Milestone Test Case x86 BIOS[1] x86 UEFI ARM
Alpha QA:Testcase_Anaconda_save_traceback_to_bugzilla
Pass pass jskladan
none
none
Alpha QA:Testcase_Anaconda_updates.img_via_URL
none
none
none
Alpha QA:Testcase_Anaconda_user_creation
Pass pass adamwill
Pass pass jskladan
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass nonamedotc
Pass pass pwhalen
Beta QA:Testcase_Anaconda_rescue_mode
Pass pass kparal
Pass pass jsedlak
Final QA:Testcase_dualboot_with_windows
none
none
Final QA:Testcase_dualboot_with_OSX
none
Final QA:Testcase_Anaconda_updates.img_via_installation_source
none
none
none
Final QA:Testcase_Anaconda_updates.img_via_local_media
none
none
none
Optional QA:Testcase_Install_Image_Boot_Local
Pass pass adamwill
Optional QA:Testcase_Memtest86
none
Optional QA:Testcase_Anaconda_traceback_debug_mode
none
none
none
  1. 'x86' means 'x86_64 or i386'