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== What to test? ==
 
== What to test? ==
  
Today's installment of Fedora Test Day will focus on [[Features/EFI]].  The objective is to verify that affected components (ie, grub, kernel, efibootmgr) provide the expected UEFI functionality on appropriate hardware (ie, it locates devices, installs, and boots). Fedora 11's UEFI 2.1 implementation has been tested on Intel UEFI-capable systems only; those with access to other vendors UEFI-capable systems are actively solicited to validate their hardware.
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Today's instalment of Fedora Test Day will focus on [[Features/EFI]].  The objective is to verify that affected components (ie, grub, kernel, efibootmgr) provide the expected UEFI functionality on appropriate hardware (ie, it boots).
 
 
Supported Architectures currently are X86 and X86_64. No Fedora 11 compose of IA64 is available.
 
  
 
== Who's available ==
 
== Who's available ==
  
 
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 ...
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* Development - [[User:pjones|Peter Jones]]
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* Quality Assurance - [[User:jlaska|James Laska]], [[User:cward|Chris Ward]]
  
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== Prerequisite for Test Day ==
! Person !! Timezone
 
|-
 
| [[User:pjones|Peter Jones]] (developer) || [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=43 UTC-4]
 
|-
 
| [[User:bmaley|Brian Maly]] (developer) || [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=43 UTC-4]
 
|-
 
| [[User:bnagendr|Bhavna Sarathy]] (developer) || [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=43 UTC-4]
 
|-
 
| [[User:jlaska|James Laska]] (tester) || [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=207 UTC-4]
 
|-
 
| [[User:cward|Chris Ward]] (tester) || [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=204 UTC+2]
 
|-
 
| [[User:koca|Martin Koci]] (tester) || [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=204 UTC+2]
 
|-
 
| [[User:charlesrose|Charles Rose]] (tester) || [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=438 UTC+5:30]
 
|-
 
| [[User:liam|Liam]] (tester) || [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=33 UTC+8]
 
|-
 
| [[User:Nushio|Juan Rodriguez]] (tester) || [http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=162 UTC-5]
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
 
 
 
Normal practice is to find these people on #fedora-qa for assistance. Note that these folks are based in the eastern US and in Brno, Czech Republic.  We are trying to find coverage for other timezones such as China, India. Testers in those locations can send questions by email if help is not available on IRC.
 
 
 
== What's Needed To Test ==
 
  
''Required'' for testing [[Features/EFI]]:
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* FAS Account - you can [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/ create] an account in 3 minutes if you don't have one
* [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] or [https://fedoraproject.org/get-prerelease Fedora 11 Beta] fully updated.
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* [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] fully updated (some tips below).  
* A system capable of testing [[Features/EFI]] support
 
* A [http://bugzilla.redhat.com Red Hat Bugzilla] account.
 
 
 
''Optional'' but recommended for testing [[Features/EFI]]:
 
* FAS Account - you can [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/ create] an account in 3 minutes if you don't have one. This account lets you make non-anonymous contributions to the Fedora wiki.
 
 
* Your hardware profile uploaded to [http://www.smolts.org Smolt] according to [http://smolts.org/smolt-wiki/Main_Page#Usage these instructions]
 
* Your hardware profile uploaded to [http://www.smolts.org Smolt] according to [http://smolts.org/smolt-wiki/Main_Page#Usage these instructions]
  
 
{{admon/caution|Rawhide is ''raw''|Rawhide is a development branch of Fedora.  While changes to Fedora post-beta are limited, it is advised you back up your data before participating.}}
 
{{admon/caution|Rawhide is ''raw''|Rawhide is a development branch of Fedora.  While changes to Fedora post-beta are limited, it is advised you back up your data before participating.}}
  
== How To Test ==
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{{admon/warning|FIXME|How to identify if your system supports UEFI?}}
 
 
Testing will require using a system running [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]].  There are several methods available for updating your system to rawhide.  The following sections outline two methods.
 
 
 
=== Download Media ===
 
 
 
Some tests will require that you download a <code>boot.iso</code> from [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] or [http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-prerelease F-11-Beta] for your architecture.
 
 
 
{|
 
! Rawhide !! Fedora 11 Beta
 
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| [http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?path=/pub/fedora/linux/development/i386/os/images/boot.iso i386] || [http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?path=/pub/fedora/linux/releases/test/11-Beta/Fedora/i386/os/images/boot.iso i386]
 
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| [http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?path=/pub/fedora/linux/development/x86_64/os/images/boot.iso x86_64] || [http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?path=/pub/fedora/linux/releases/test/11-Beta/Fedora/x86_64/os/images/boot.iso x86_64]
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
 
Alternatively, you may download a <code>efidisk.img</code> from [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] or [http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-prerelease F-11-Beta] for your architecture.
 
 
 
{|
 
! Rawhide !! Fedora 11 Beta
 
|-
 
| [http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?path=/pub/fedora/linux/development/i386/os/images/efidisk.img i386] || [http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?path=/pub/fedora/linux/releases/test/11-Beta/Fedora/i386/os/images/efidisk.img i386]
 
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| [http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?path=/pub/fedora/linux/development/x86_64/os/images/efidisk.img x86_64] || [http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mirrorlist?path=/pub/fedora/linux/releases/test/11-Beta/Fedora/x86_64/os/images/efidisk.img x86_64]
 
|-
 
|}
 
 
 
=== Testing ===
 
 
 
Perform each of the following test cases:
 
 
 
''' Boot tests'''
 
 
 
The following tests do not depend on having a running Beta or rawhide system.  They need only boot media (or PXE), whose images can be downloaded from daily rawhide, for instance.  In the case of Apple Macintosh hardware with Intel CPU, this is good because it is difficult to complete a successful install of Fedora 11 Beta; for instance:  BZ 444490 or 494390.
 
 
 
# [[QA/TestCases/BootMethodsBootIso|QA:Testcase_UEFI_boot.iso]]
 
# [[QA:Testcase_efidisk.img]]
 
# [[QA:Testcase_UEFI_pxeboot]]
 
# [[QA:Testcase_2TB_Storage_Device]]
 
# [[QA:Testcase_At_Least_10_Storage_Devices]]
 
 
 
{{admon/note|Updates required|Due to a bug in anaconda, the use of an [[Anaconda/Updates|updates image]] is required to complete an installation.  Anaconda fixes for UEFI testing will be added to http://clumens.fedorapeople.org/updates.img.  To use the updates.img, you must boot with the following option: <pre>updates=http://clumens.fedorapeople.org/updates.img</pre> }}
 
 
 
=== Report your results ===
 
 
 
If you have problems with any of the tests, report a bug to [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/enter_bug.cgi?product=Fedora&component=uefi&version=rawhide&short_desc=%5BUEFI%20Test%20Day%5D&cf_qa_whiteboard=TestDay Bugzilla].  If you are unsure about exactly how to file the report, just ask on IRC and we will help you. 
 
 
 
{{admon/note|NDA Hardware?|If testing on hardware not yet released, you may desire to set the appropriate confidential privacy flag on your bug.}}
 
 
 
Once you have completed the tests, add your results to the Results table below.
 
 
 
The first column should be your name with a link to your User page in the Wiki if you have one, and the second should be a link to your Smolt hardware profile (see above for a link with instructions on submitting your hardware profile to Smolt). For each test case, if your system worked correctly, simply enter the word '''PASS'''. If you had trouble, enter the word '''FAIL''', as a link to the bug report for the failure. If you could not perform one test (for example, you cannot perform the more advanced tests because the basic one fails, or you cannot perform the multihead test as you have only one display), enter the word '''N/A'''.  In the comments column, enter any additional information that is related to your testing.
 
  
== Results ==
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== How to test ==
{|
 
! User
 
! Smolt Profile
 
! [[QA/TestCases/BootMethodsBootIso|boot.iso]]
 
! [[QA:Testcase_efidisk.img|efidisk.img]]
 
! [[QA:Testcase_UEFI_pxeboot|pxeboot]]
 
! [[QA:Testcase_2TB_Storage_Device|2TB]]
 
! [[QA:Testcase_At_Least_10_Storage_Devices|10 devices]]
 
! Comments
 
|-
 
| [[User:SampleUser]]
 
| <!-- Smolt profile -->
 
| <!-- boot.iso -->
 
| <!-- efidisk.img -->
 
| <!-- pxeboot -->
 
| <!-- 2TB -->
 
| <!-- 10 devices -->
 
| <!-- Comments -->
 
|-
 
| Baybal Ni
 
|
 
| efi executes ok, but the kernel itself fails<!-- boot.iso -->
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| [[User:jlaska|James Laska]]
 
| <!-- Smolt profile -->
 
| [[rhbug:495126|FAIL]] <!-- boot.iso -->
 
| [[rhbug:495126|FAIL]] <!-- efidisk.img -->
 
| <!-- pxeboot -->
 
| <!-- 2TB -->
 
| <!-- 10 devices -->
 
| Can't boot efidisk.img USB directly from BIOS, can only boot from EFI shell
 
|-
 
| [[User:Mildred|Mildred]]
 
| [http://www.smolts.org/client/show/pub_1b47fd66-9ccf-497f-8314-ad2c42673f02 Smolt profile]
 
| N/A
 
| N/A
 
| N/A
 
| N/A
 
| N/A
 
| with KMS, the framebuffer works as well as plymouth, xorgs freeze the system completely (fixed image on the screen). With nomodeset, the framebuffer is jammed, xorg makes the screen backlight blink and stops eventually. CTRL-ALT-DEL works to reboot the system. [[rhbug:495149|Bug]]
 
|-
 
| [[User:Nushio|Juan Rodriguez]]
 
| <!-- Smolt profile -->
 
| <!-- boot.iso -->
 
| Worked <!-- efidisk.img -->
 
| <!-- pxeboot -->
 
| <!-- 2TB -->
 
| <!-- 10 devices -->
 
| Used Fedora 11 Beta, booting from USB.
 
|-
 
| [[User:Nushio|Charles Rose]]
 
| PowerEdge R710 <!-- Smolt profile -->
 
| <!-- boot.iso -->
 
| PASS <!-- efidisk.img -->
 
| <!-- pxeboot -->
 
| <!-- 2TB -->
 
| <!-- 10 devices -->
 
|
 
|-
 
|}
 
  
[[Category:Fedora 11 Test Days]]
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{{admon/warning|FIXME|Define test areas and test cases?}}

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