2011-02-07 @ 16:00UTC - Fedora QA meeting - call for topics

Kamil Paral kparal at redhat.com
Mon Feb 7 11:01:59 UTC 2011

----- Original Message -----
> On 02/07/2011 10:29 AM, Kamil Paral wrote:
> > Well, for desktop validation it is clear that fallback mode creates
> > quite different environment from gnome-shell. For installation
> > testing
> > it is true that mostly we test anaconda, but a lot of our test cases
> > contains a requirement "System boots successfully". Can we assume
> > that
> > booting into fallback mode successfully in KVM satisfies that
> > requirement? That's one of the questions for the proposed topic.
> For any Gnome related test days you cant use KVM since one of the
> information we need to gather from test days for developers is that if
> users are getting either a shell or fallback mode or not and those
> reporters that aren't getting shell or fallback mode will need to file
> a
> bug providing their smolt profile so developers can look deeper into
> what hw is failing to reach shell or fallback mode.
> To put it short for desktop validation testing for the Gnome Desktop
> Enviroment booting into fallback mode successfully in KVM does not
> satisfies that requirement ( but it still needs to work and tested
> accordingly ) but for desktop validation testing regarding any other
> of
> the DE booting it does
> However I think that "System boots successfully" only means that you
> can
> successfully reach what ever *DM ( GDM KDM LXDM etc ) or booting to
> specific runlevel works as in 1 3 5 etc.
> Do you have a link to the specific test case(s) you are referring to
> I'm
> curious to see how they have been written.


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