A question about "Software rendering for gnome-shell"

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Fri Feb 24 17:04:54 UTC 2012

On Fri, 2012-02-24 at 08:11 -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 5:55 AM, Kamil Paral <kparal at redhat.com> wrote:
> >> Almost all FC17 kernels are debug kernels. A quick way to tell if
> >> you're
> >> using one is:
> >>
> >> grep -i CONFIG_ACPI_DEBUG /boot/config-`uname -r`
> >>
> >> 'not set' = release kernel. 'Y' = debug kernel.
> >>
> >> The kernel team is building one kernel per upstream kernel release (I
> >> think that's it) as 'release' not 'debug',
> >
> > How can I find these 'release' kernels in Koji and distinguish them from 'debug' kernels?
> Look for the first build of a new -rcX release.  E.g.
> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=298302
> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=300503
> Notice the top of the changelog says 'Disable debugging options.'  When we flip
> the debug options back on, it says 'Reenable debugging options.'
> > Josh Boyer said that Fedora will use a release kernel from Beta through GA. Does that mean that Beta TC1 will contain a release kernel or it will be only in Final TC1?
> According to the QA schedule, the 'Test Beta Candidate' is due on March 22.
> I'll try and work with the QA team to ensure the debugging options are disabled
> for that candidate (and onwards).

Note that, as per the developer schedule, the 'change deadline' for Beta
- which is the day we put the freeze into place - is March 20. So the
kernel for Beta RCs should be in the repos - i.e. it needs to have gone
to Bodhi, received karma, and been pushed stable - by March 20.
Adam Williamson
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