[Frugalware-devel] 0.6rc1 freeze plan

Alex Smith alex at alex-smith.me.uk
Wed Feb 14 08:43:11 CET 2007


Gabriel C wrote:
> Gabriel C wrote:
>> Gabriel C wrote:
>>> VMiklos wrote:
>>>  
>>>> Na Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 03:52:09PM +0000, Alex Smith 
>>>> <alex at alex-smith.me.uk> pisal(a):
>>>>      
>>>>> Yes, sounds good. I'll try to get my packages up to date now then :)
>>>>> I'll also help with testing the ISOs considering the problems I had
>>>>> with pre2 ;)
>>>>>           
>>>> the candidate isos are there, here is the testing plan:
>>>> - net: vmikos (done)
>>>> - cd: alex (pending)
>>>> - dvd: boobaa/crazy (pending)
>>>>       
>>> I'm downloading the DVD :P will take a bit. Also I'll do as always 
>>> en|hu installs for :
>>>
>>> 1) Default
>>> 2) kde only
>>> 3) gnome only
>>> 4) xfce4
>>>
>>> Should be done tomorrow.
>>>
>>>   
>>
>> Heh does not work here :|
>>
>> All I  get after the 'groups' selection is :
>>
>> " error: failed to parse config ( could not set parameter ) "
>>
>> and I can't continue in any way. Even 'base' only gives me that error.
>>
>> boobaa does it work for you ?
>>
>>
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Latest *iso's are working. One thing is broken and this is XFS. ( later 
> on an workaround on howto install with XFS )
> Here is what I've done testing (all installs in DE only , sry but I have 
> no time to test de|en|hu ):
> 
> Netinstall -> base only , 2 installs (  ext3 , reiserfs ) ( some random 
> -Sy of apps && groups after first boot ) - ALL fine -
> CD1 -> base only 3 installs ( ext3 , reiserfs , xfs[with workaround] ) ( 
> random -Sy of apps  && groups after first boot ) - ALL fine -
> CD1 -> base|net|devel|libs 1install ( ext3 ) - ALL fine -
> DVD1 -> default install+e17, 2 installs ( ext3 , reiserfs ) ( tested all 
> Desktops [gnome,kde,xfce4,e17] ) - ALL fine - ( and BTW the fonts looks 
> nice on a fresh install :P )
> DVD1 -> base only 4 installs ( ext{2,3} , reiserfs , xfs[with 
> workaround] ) - ALL fine - ( -Sy of network*+devel after first boot and 
> tested some network apps )
> 
> Grub got installed in MBR[*] in all installs.
> 
> * XFS won't install in MBR from setup _at all_ , all it does is to hang 
> forever.
>   To get it to install you need to :
>   1) get to tty2
>   2) killall grub
>   3) chroot /mnt/target
>   4) sbin/grub-install /dev/XXX
>   5) exit
>   6) back to tty1
> 
>   More issues with XFS on reboot , some demons just random qiuts , 
> segfaults. XFS is slow as hell on install :|
>   So IMO R.I.P :P We should ripp it off from setup for final.
> 
> 
> vmiklos if we need more test poke ,maybe I have some time later to do 
> some more installs.
> 
> Anyway just for record :)
> 
> Base install only eats '338,1 MB' ( 144 packages ) and is really fast 
> installed 4 - 10 minutes to first reboot. ( depending on the box )
> DVD1 'default' install eats '4049 MB' ( 1188 packages ) and is done 
> installed in like 25m - 1h ( depending on the box )
> 
> Well and  I found some things we should change for final but nothing 
> critical. I'll poke the maintainers on this later.
> 
> 
> crazy

So there's no need for me to download the ISOs? Sorry it took so long, 
my inet is *very* slow :(

Thanks,
Alex


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Alex Smith
Frugalware Linux developer - http://www.frugalware.org


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