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Fedora 18 Post-Alpha Smoketest 1 Results

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This is just an idea and only in draft form - don't interpret this as anything official or terribly important.

The purpose of this smoke test is to get an early handle on testability for F18 beta.

Areas of Interest

What we're mostly interested in is features and components that could potentially cause a slip of the F18 beta release. Looking at the F18 beta release requirements as of the time of this page's writing (2012-09-24), those components and features are:

Media Creation

Features related to the creation of install/live media

Build DVD

  • No issues with building smoketest1 DVD


Build LiveCD(s)

  • Not attempted for ST1 yet - has been working for alpha and don't expect issues


Create USB media from DVD, netinstall and Live

  • Not attempted with ST1 yet - has been working for alpha and don't expect issues


Installer Related

Potential issue-causing areas for F18 beta surrounding the installer.

Install using HTTP, FTP, NFS package sources

  • Not attempted yet with F18b-ST1


PXE

  • Not attempted yet with F18b-ST1


serial console

  • Not attempted yet with F18b-ST1


kickstart (all delivery options)

  • Not attempted yet with F18b-ST1


Install to RAID (hw and sw RAID, not /boot)

  • Not attempted yet with F18b-ST1


upgrade

  • Not attempted yet with F18b-ST1


preupgrade

  • Not clear whether or not preupgrade will be a valid upgrade option for F18. This may be invalid for F18 beta.


rescue mode

  • Should work with LVM and RAID


Post Install

Potential issue-causing areas post-install

boot into graphical env where appropriate

  • Not attempted with ST1 yet - has been reported as working for alpha and no major issues expected.


virt host and guest

  • Not attempted with ST1 yet - has been reported as working for alpha and no major issues expected.


sound

  • Not attempted with ST1 yet - has been reported as working for alpha and no major issues expected.


automounting

  • Not attempted with ST1 yet - has been reported as working for alpha and no major issues expected.


periodically check for updates

  • Not attempted with ST1 yet - has been reported as working for alpha and no major issues expected.


shutdown, restart and logout

  • Not attempted with ST1 yet - has been reported as working for alpha and no major issues expected.