On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 9:59 AM, Pete Travis <lists(a)petetravis.com> wrote:
On Apr 24, 2014 11:08 AM, "Stephen Gallagher" <sgallagh(a)redhat.com>
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> On 04/23/2014 09:35 AM, Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
> > Hi! As it seems, Fedora.Next and product planning leads also to
> > changes how Fedora is produced and how it's going to be distributed
> > to our users.
> > For this, we need to collect product deliverables, so needed
> > changes for release engineering can be planned (and implemented)
> > and as I was talking to Dennis, we're are currently blocked on it.
> > I created rel-eng ticket - WGs, please, try to sum up required
> > changes there (in consumable way), so we have it in one place (for
> > possible overlaps in requirements etc).
> > https://fedorahosted.org/rel-eng/ticket/5891
> Before we submit this to the rel-eng ticket, we should come to a
> consensus on exactly what we plan to ship in F21.
> - From the Technical Specification:
> Fedora Server will run on and provide install media for i686, x86_64,
> and armv7hl servers.
> There will be two official install media for the Fedora Server:
> * A network installation media (either a traditional netinst.iso or a
> * A local installation media providing the default package set as well
> as any featured roles that are meaningfully installed without a
> network connection.
> * The local installation media will be allowed a maximum size to fit
> on a 4.0GB USB device.
> * The local installation media can be pointed at network resources
> to make available a larger package set.
> We previously deferred the plans on what type of network-install media
> we would support. I think it's probably time to bring that back up
> now. The local installation media should be pretty straightforward.
> - From previous discussions with Dennis Gilmore (CCed) it sounds to me
> that our ISO-creation tools will build a network-install tree as a
> side-effect, so if I understand correctly, we should be able to use
> the classic netinst.iso or virt-install simply pointed at the Fedora
> Server install tree as well. If this is the case, I'd suggest that we
> should probably ship a netinst.iso that points at the Fedora Server tree.
> > Currently, Alpha Change Deadline is planned for no earlier than
> > 2014-07-22, it's not as far as it sounds, especially if changes in
> > releng are needed. So let's try to work this out as soon as
> > possible.
> > I suppose, in the end, FESCo should approve requested changes in
> > product deliverables. So once requirements are collected, I'll
> > create (yet another) ticket for FESCo. Or even better - as Cloud
> > did - Change proposal would be the best solution, even after the
> > submission deadline.
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I'd also like to see publicized kickstart (templates?) that will produce a
given role with minimal site customization. We can cover the tweaking
required in the book Zach has been considering.
Indeed, that would be helpful. I have not started working on the meat of
the documentation yet, but kickstarts would allow me to get started early.