[arch-releng] Make RC images more public?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 16:37:26 EDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 3:36 PM, Gerhard Brauer<gerbra at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Montag, den 03.08.2009, 15:08 -0500 schrieb Aaron Griffin:
>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 3:02 PM, Gerhard Brauer<gerbra at archlinux.de> wrote:
>> > With a text like: for interested people who like to test the base things
>> > before end of week the final arrives. We won't like to hear that your
>> > machine could not boot with 2.6.30 kernels or virtualbox problems, but
>> > on any issue what you see in the install procedure (most with aif).
>> > Something like that.
>> How about:
>> We're looking for installation issues only, not issues with packages
>> themselves. If the ISO boots and installs exactly as expected, then
>> the testing is complete. Problems after the actual installation should
>> be reported to the bug tracker as normal, but should not be reported
>> to the Release Engineering team.
> Yes, fine. We should also tell what is new (AIF of course!, boot device
> detection, ....) and what we like to have most tested. This were IMHO:
> * time/timezone setting with UTC and localtime
> * If the boot device is fine detected during archiso boot hook
> * grub bootloader install
> * install with usb images, if the USB chipsets are detected (or if we
> have a massive problem according to FS#15376)
> * general aif handling, workflow...

Would you mind proposing some announce text, and I can do some basic
english editing if needed?

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