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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
Subject: Re: Checklists for testers and QA
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 21:02:28 -0600
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> Chris Gianelloni wrote:
>> On Thu, 2008-01-24 at 16:38 -0800, Chris Gianelloni wrote:
>>> In the case of Beta and Release, we'll also want to ask people for
>>> specific information about their environment (hardware, software, etc.)
>>> that will help us to troubleshoot the issues and focus more energy on
>>> the worst problems.
>>
>> So nobody has *any* ideas, at all for this?
>>
>> It's been a week and there hasn't been a *single* response.
>>
>> This is everyone's chance to give their input on what we should have
>> checked on the release media.  If you do not speak up now, it isn't
>> likely that it will get checked.
> 
> I have a 4 GB Athlon64 X2, so I'm planning on testing on that. One thing 
> I might also test is building LiveCDs and LiveDVDs via Catalyst.
> 
> By the way, I've got the 2.6.24 kernel and so far it's absolutely 
> flawless on my machine, including the latest "nvidia-drivers" ebuild.

You guys misunderstand. He's not asking for testers. He's asking for things to 
add to the standard list of questions that testers should provide answers to 
when filing a bug report for a beta release.

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Andrew Gaffney                                 http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer             Catalyst/Installer + x86 release coordinator
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