critera proposal/discussion:

Philip Rhoades phil at
Fri Jan 11 12:44:31 UTC 2013


On 2013-01-11 23:06, Kamil Paral wrote:
>> Greetings.
>> I thought I would see if there's any interest in adding a critera /
>> tests for and adding it as a supported/tested
>> install method for f19.
>> I think it's pretty nifty and could be more used if we tested it to
>> make sure it works and advertised it a bit more.
>> I'd imagine it would be similar to PXE tests though you wouldn't 
>> need
>> a
>> local pxe server. Each of the various images would need to be 
>> tested.
>> Thoughts?
> We can create an optional test case for that.
> Do you think this is something we should block our release on (i.e.
> creating a release criteria for it)?
> I tried BFO a few times and I've found it heavily outdated every time
> (including today) so I wasn't particularly thrilled about it.
> Also, I'm not fully sure who should benefit from it. If you need to
> install Fedora, you do it once in a long time, and there's no problem
> to download ISO and boot it. If you install Fedora often (e.g. you're
> QA), booting from the Internet every time is a no-go, not until it's
> as fast as your USB flash drive.

I would like a "BFO-Lite" install ie something small, light and fast to 
install a minimal system with sshd (not even X or at least just 
xdm+twm).  I currently install (usually) from a Live CD/USB but it would 
be nice to have something that didn't need repeated downloading.


Philip Rhoades

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