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The following cast of characters will be available for testing, workarounds, bug fixes, and general discussion ...
 
The following cast of characters will be available for testing, workarounds, bug fixes, and general discussion ...
 
* Development - [[User:zprikryl| Zdenek Prikryl]] [[User:jmoskovc| Jiri Moskovcak]]
 
* Development - [[User:zprikryl| Zdenek Prikryl]] [[User:jmoskovc| Jiri Moskovcak]]
* Quality Assurance - [[User:koca | Martin Koci]], [[User:rbiba | Radek Biba]], [[User:jlaska | James Laska]]
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* Quality Assurance - [[User:koca | Martin Koci]], [[User:rbiba | Radek Biba]], [[User:jlaska | James Laska]], [[User:adamwill|Adam Williamson]]
  
 
== Prerequisite for Test Day ==
 
== Prerequisite for Test Day ==
  
* [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] fully updated (some tips below). Remember, Rawhide is an unsupported development branch: use an installation you don't mind getting broken.
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* [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] fully updated (some tips below). Remember, Rawhide is an unsupported development branch: use an installation you don't mind getting broken
 
* FAS Account - you can [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/ create] an account in 3 minutes if you don't have one
 
* FAS Account - you can [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/ create] an account in 3 minutes if you don't have one
 
* Selinux enabled. If you need to run in permissive mode please file a [https://bugzilla.redhat.com bug] against selinux
 
* Selinux enabled. If you need to run in permissive mode please file a [https://bugzilla.redhat.com bug] against selinux
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=== '''Installation''' ===
 
=== '''Installation''' ===
Using rpm, that should be alright. (rpm will be provided later today)
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* restart computer to launch the daemon and load necessary dbus configuration files
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* Install the [http://PLACEHOLDER.PLEASE.INSERT.URL.HERE Crash Catcher RPM package]. Your browser should offer the option of installing the package when you click on it (Package will be provided later today)
* check if the daemon is really running, if not for some reason, run `crash-catcher'
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* Restart the computer to launch the daemon and load the necessary dbus configuration files
* run cc-applet (as an ordinary user)
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* check if the daemon is really running, if not for some reason, run ''crash-catcher''
=> crash watching should be ready now
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* run ''cc-applet'' (as an ordinary user)
  
 
=== Test ===
 
=== Test ===
Set up everything according to the description and:
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* try to kill a running process, kill -SIGSEGV <pid> ( e.g. xchat is a good candidate ) !!! but be careful what you are using for chat on #fedora-qa?  :)  !!!
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Follow the [[QA:Testcase_crashcatcher|test case]].
* the cc-applet tray icon should start flashing wildly
 
* once clicked, an option to open a GUI will be offered
 
* the GUI will let you select a particular crash and report it
 
* THE CRASH MUST BE FROM A SIGNED PACKAGE! (or checking gpg must be disabled in /etc/crash-catcher/crash-catcher.conf)
 
  
 
=== Results ===
 
=== Results ===
* If you found some bug against [[Features/CrashCatcher]] then fill a ticket via Track system on [https://fedorahosted.org/crash-catcher/ FedoraHosted ]
 
* If you have some objections, clues, ideas, whatever except bug use mailing list
 
* If you  have questions ask on #fedora-qa channel
 
  
Enjoy it !
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* If you found any bug (i.e. the test case does not complete as expected, or you encounter some buggy behaviour while carrying it out), then file a ticket via the Trac system on [https://fedorahosted.org/crash-catcher/ FedoraHosted ]
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* If you have suggestions, ideas or criticisms that are not simple bugs, send them to the [https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-test-list fedora-test-list mailing list]
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* If you have questions or problems during the test process, please ask in the [irc://irc.freenode.net/fedora-qa #fedora-qa] IRC channel
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Enjoy it!

Revision as of 23:08, 24 February 2009

DATE TIME WHERE
Thu February 26, 2009 From 12:00 to 20:00 UTC (7am -> 3pm ET) #fedora-qa)

What to test?

Today's instalment of Fedora Test Day will focus on:

Who's available

The following cast of characters will be available for testing, workarounds, bug fixes, and general discussion ...

Prerequisite for Test Day

  • Rawhide fully updated (some tips below). Remember, Rawhide is an unsupported development branch: use an installation you don't mind getting broken
  • FAS Account - you can create an account in 3 minutes if you don't have one
  • Selinux enabled. If you need to run in permissive mode please file a bug against selinux
Warning.png
no animals will be hurt during testing

How to test?

Update your machine to latest Rawhide or F10

See the instructions on the Rawhide page on the various ways in which you can install or update to Rawhide.

For encrypted root partitions, you have to use patched plymouth packages.

Installation

  • Install the Crash Catcher RPM package. Your browser should offer the option of installing the package when you click on it (Package will be provided later today)
  • Restart the computer to launch the daemon and load the necessary dbus configuration files
  • check if the daemon is really running, if not for some reason, run crash-catcher
  • run cc-applet (as an ordinary user)

Test

Follow the test case.

Results

  • If you found any bug (i.e. the test case does not complete as expected, or you encounter some buggy behaviour while carrying it out), then file a ticket via the Trac system on FedoraHosted
  • If you have suggestions, ideas or criticisms that are not simple bugs, send them to the fedora-test-list mailing list
  • If you have questions or problems during the test process, please ask in the #fedora-qa IRC channel

Enjoy it!