Radeon Test Day: Wednesday April 1st (yes, really)

John Poelstra poelstra at redhat.com
Mon Mar 30 22:44:45 UTC 2009


Adam Williamson said the following on 03/30/2009 12:24 PM Pacific Time:
> Be it hereby announced that this Wednesday, the first of the glorious
> month of April (ignore Eliot, he was a douche), shall be the Test Day
> for the radeon video driver. Which is used, as you may already have
> deduced, for ATI Radeon (and FireGL) video cards. All of 'em.
> 
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Test_Day:Radeon_2009-04-01
> 
> If you have such a card, please make all appropriate effort to attend -
> in #fedora-qa on Freenode, whenever counts as Wednesday daytime for you
> (there should be someone, either myself, Dave or someone else from the
> QA department, around all day).
> 
> The Wiki page is replete with instructions and test cases and a results
> table, and will shortly contain up-to-date live CD images (for now, the
> links point to the Nouveau test day live images, which don't have the
> latest changes from Rawhide). So it's very easy to test without needing
> a permanent install of Rawhide or any permanent changes to your system.
> We really need testing with as broad as possible a range of Radeon
> cards, so if you have one, please do come out and do the tests! Thanks.

Perhaps this is a built-in barrier-to-entry to folks looking to help... 
how about some simple instructions for determining whether you have a 
card that qualifies for testing?

John




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