[CentOS-devel] Testing Nightly and Status Board

Madhurranjan Mohaan mohanma at thoughtworks.com
Wed Mar 13 18:05:36 UTC 2013


Hi Karanbir,

Stashboard sounds good . We could also post messages to a graphite instance
based on what we metrics we need and it'll give you nice graphs ,especially
when you want to compare it with other metrics (in case they are
comparable). +1 for the idea.

Mamu


On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 10:59 PM, Alberto Sentieri <22t at tripolho.com> wrote:

> Sirs:
>
> I have been seeing a lot of weird things happening lately, I mean, after
> the 500-more package update.
>
> After the last updates a Centos 6.3 32-bit virtual machine running under
> virtual box 4.2.8 does not boot anymore.
>
> I have just updated my workstation to "Linux version
> 2.6.32-358.2.1.el6.x86_64 (mockbuild at c6b8.bsys.dev.centos.org) (gcc
> version 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-3) (GCC) ) #1 SMP Wed Mar 13
> 00:26:49 UTC 2013" and it unexpectedly locked when I started Thunderbird
> (there was a VM running under Virtualbox when I did it).
> CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE apparently completed the "locking job".
>
> Are you noticing that too?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Alberto Sentieri
>
>
>
> On 03/13/2013 01:09 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> > hi,
> >
> > At the moment, we run tests on a nightly basis, only in kvm vm's and the
> > results dont go very far. I'd like to propose we use the entire QA
> > bladecenter and run the entire compliment of deploys and tests, then
> > post them in a status board which has some history ( stashboard ? )
> >
> > Going one step further, we should run the entire t_functional tests as
> > well as start incorporating some of the, now stale, t_external tests.
> >
> > At the moment we do deploys over http and nfs, to local and remote
> > storage, under Xen, KVM, bare-metal and some virtualbox and some vmware
> > hypervisors, for i386 and x86_64.
> >
> > I had a brief chat with Fabian about this yesterday, and we both think
> > its doable, in the short term. Anyone else have thoughts about this ? or
> > want to propose reporting mechanisms that might be better in line with
> > the intended result : to give people a single perspective on the state
> > of things, as a confidence point. And also to allow people to easily add
> > tests that are then run nightly, so they can address their own corner
> cases.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
>
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