[Test-Announce] Fedora 17 Beta Release Candidate 3 (RC3) Available Now!

John Reiser jreiser at bitwagon.com
Wed Apr 4 19:34:18 UTC 2012

On 04/04/2012 12:13 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R wrote:
> On 04/04/2012 11:51 AM, John Reiser wrote:
>>> Does a pxeboot install from a freshly rsync'd f17 tree give the
>>> same kernel et al. as installing from the rc3 dvd?    What about
>>> yum update?  Which gets the latest??
>> No.  RC3 gives       kernel-3.3.0-1;
>> updates-testing has  kernel-3.3.0-8.
> So what to test?    RC3,  RC3+yum update,  pxeboot, pxeboot+yum update?
> Does pxeboot get the same stuff as RC3?
> Should we test up to date with yum or vintage rc3??

If you can test within the next hour then try RC3.
I believe that the Beta go/nogo meeting is 1400 PDT (2100 UTC),
so detection of a major flop before then might produce NoGo.

For higher quality of eventual release, then test "yum update"
with updates-testing enabled.


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