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Re: [opensuse-testing] Recent Automated testing failures
  • From: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2010 17:09:59 -0600
  • Message-id: <4CF18FC7.6020900@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 11/27/2010 03:15 PM, Bernhard M. Wiedemann wrote:
There was a new 2.6.37-rc kernel which caused
which might not apply to VirtualBox' emulated hardware.

For the new kernel took 3 days to build.

I burned a Build0908 NET CD and installed it on real hardware. I was surprised
to see a 2.6.36 kernel, but today I did a 'zypper up' and got 636 packages
including a 2.6.37 kernel. That must be closer to M4.

Be aware that openqa is still young, so do not blindly trust its results.
e.g. Build0906 was pretty much as good as 0908, but I had to fine-tune
the zypper_in test there, causing a few failures.
And RAID-installs failed to boot in both for some reason (possibly a
bug) but this is no blocker.

Even if not completely to be trusted, it is a giant step(1). Even Coolo is
trusting it. As you have noticed, I give you much credit every chance I get.


(1) Not a quantum leap, which would be the smallest one possible. One of my
former colleagues used to go ballistic every time he saw quantum misused that

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