Fedora 16 Final RC1 desktop validation: help required!

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Sun Oct 30 18:49:29 UTC 2011

On Sat, 2011-10-29 at 12:26 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> Hey, everyone. It was a hard slog, but we finally managed to do an F16
> RC1 build yesterday. We only have a few days before the go/no-go meeting
> on Tuesday so we could really do with your help to get through
> validation as fast as possible. If RC1 proves to pass validation we have
> until Tuesday to do it, but really it'd be great if we could complete
> validation over the weekend, so if any further issues are found, we have
> a fighting chance to re-spin and re-validate on Monday.
> The RC is available here:
> http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/stage/16.RC1/
> The desktop validation page, with all the tests, results matrix, and
> testing instructions, is here:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Test_Results:Fedora_16_Final_RC1_Desktop

Hi again, everyone. We did an RC2 spin yesterday to fix a single bug:


so aside from that bug, all other RC1 testing is valid. RC2 is at:


and the test results page is at:


There's also a silent re-spin of the RC2 lives going on because we
discovered they were built using the wrong livecd-tools, so the images
will be replaced over the next few hours. That change again fixes just a
single bug:


and is only relevant if you're booting a live image via EFI.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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