[Lubuntu-qa] Fwd: Re: Alternate testcase changes

Walter Lapchynski wxl at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 4 16:52:43 UTC 2015


I like the idea of being consistent with the rest of the Ubuntu family.
Does the standard encrypted LVM in ubiquity and Debian-installer (server)
work for us without any changes? If so, give me the numbers and I'll set
them up for us.  No changes needed then!

@wxl
Lubuntu Release Manager, Head of QA
Ubuntu PPC Point of Contact
Ubuntu Oregon Team Leader
On Mar 4, 2015 8:25 AM, "Nio Wiklund" <nio.wiklund at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Walter,
>
> Encrypted LVM is *the* test-case in all other Ubuntu flavours including
> Ubuntu server. I really think we should test it, not only LVM.
> 'Encrypted disk' is implemented via LVM.
>
> Lubuntu is a special case with 'encrypted LVM', and inside it 'encrypted
> home'. What I suggest is to remove 'encrypted home' from the test-case.
>
> Best regards
> Nio
>
> Den 2015-03-04 17:15, Walter Lapchynski skrev:
> > I agree there's no reason to wait for desktop to implement the change to
> > alternate.  I do, however want to emphasize that encryption is more
> > valuable to the average user than LVM.  Maybe we should separate these
> > testcases for now? Then at some point in the future, we could create a
> > combined one.  Or is encrypted LVM a really unique case?
> >
> > @wxl
> > Lubuntu Release Manager, Head of QA
> > Ubuntu PPC Point of Contact
> > Ubuntu Oregon Team Leader
> >
> > On Mar 4, 2015 8:05 AM, "Nio Wiklund" <nio.wiklund at gmail.com
> > <mailto:nio.wiklund at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     Den 2015-03-04 14:38, Lars Noodén skrev:
> >     > On 04.03.2015 14:50, Nio Wiklund wrote:
> >     >> Hi Walter, Lars, Phill and all other Lubuntu users
> >     >>
> >     >> I think we have a working alternative, that should be rather easy
> to
> >     >> implement for the Alternate Install (Encryption) test-cases (for
> the
> >     >> i386 as well as the amd64 iso files).
> >     >>
> >     >> @ Walter and Lars: Can we agree to modify the (alternate)
> test-cases?
> >     >>
> >     >> @ Lars: ... and when agreed, will you edit the alternate
> test-cases?
> >     >>
> >     >> @ Walter and Lars: The next step will be to design corresponding
> >     >> test-cases for the Lubuntu desktop iso files.
> >     >
> >     > Hi,
> >     >
> >     > I can try modifying the Alternate encryption case, if someone can
> >     remind
> >     > me of the URL to the right guide to do that, when the time comes.
> The
> >     > hard part is not the HTML but dealing with bazaar and then
> >     following the
> >     > right procedure for a pull.  Would that be for 15.04 or for 15.10?
> >     >
> >     >
> >
> http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-testcase/ubuntu-manual-tests/trunk/files/head:/testcases/image/
> >     <
> http://bazaar.launchpad.net/%7Eubuntu-testcase/ubuntu-manual-tests/trunk/files/head:/testcases/image/
> >
> >     >
> >     > For 16.04, it would be best if the installers handled encryption
> >     > properly so that workarounds like dropping to the shell are not
> needed
> >     > for full disk encryption.
> >     >
> >     >> ...
> >     >> @ everybody:
> >     >>
> >     >> Skipping 'encrypted home inside encrypted disk with LVM' makes
> things
> >     >> much easier to get working. ...
> >     >
> >     > Encrypted home is probably important if there are multiple users
> >     or one
> >     > user with multiple roles on the machine.  For the full hard disk
> >     > encryption I see a main use-case as being work laptops that travel
> and
> >     > thus at risk of being lost or stolen.
> >     >
> >     > Regards,
> >     > /Lars
> >     >
> >
> >     Hi Lars,
> >
> >     1. I hope we can agree very soon about the alternate encryption
> >     test-cases, and do it for 15.04, but I can fully understand, that
> Walter
> >     or some other important persons may want to wait and think twice
> before
> >     changing these test-cases.
> >
> >     2. What I suggested today does not imply any dropping to a shell.
> >     Without encrypted home the alternate test-cases will be smooth. But
> I'm
> >     waiting for someone (you, Lars?) to verify my test results.
> >
> >     3. I agree that 'Encrypted home' is important if there are multiple
> >     users or one user with multiple roles on the machine. But must it be
> >     combined with encrypted disk and LVM?
> >
> >     4. I think creating the corresponding test-cases for the desktop
> >     installer needs more time, but modifying the alternate test-cases
> need
> >     not wait for the desktop ones to be ready for publishing.
> >
> >     Best regards
> >     Nio
> >
>
>
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