Joyide on Fedora 11/rawhide
jvonau at shaw.ca
Wed Feb 4 15:05:36 EST 2009
On Wed, 2009-02-04 at 20:47 +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> > > I wanted to put it to the lists and get some feedback, with the
> > > plans on basing the 9.1.0 release on Fedora 11 I think we need to
> > > have a testing stream based on rawhide so that we can start testing
> > > core OS related bits and dealing with them sooner rather than
> > > later.
> > Totally agreed. The reason I haven't pushed to set up nightly builds is
> > that right now Rawhide *doesn't boot* on the XO. I think energy should
> > probably be aimed at fixing that before we start setting up nightlies.
> > I pinged Jeremy earlier in the week, he didn't have any strong ideas
> > about what's wrong. I should retry with latest Rawhide in case
> > something's been fixed recently..
> Oh! I wasn't aware of that as I don't currently have an XO to test
> (although that should be sorted soon) not that I know enough about the
> boot/kernel of the XO to be of much help fixing it. I wonder if any of
> the 50 odd people on fedora-devel that got an XO in the lead up to the
> F-10 release could help with that? Greg, do you know of someone that
> isn't as busy as Jeremy that could help shed some light on XO boot
I've been playing with booting fedora on the XO, mostly with anaconda
(F9/F10) to be able to run an install on the XO itself for the XS. I'll
try to boot the F11 kernel/installer when one is available, it looks
like there are issues building anaconda atm, there is no isolinux
directory on the mirrors...
Perhaps someone could shed some light on the issues with rawhide that
were uncovered thus far. Is there a tracker somewhere?
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