[Ubuntugnome-qa] [Beta 1 Testing] Your Help Is Needed

Erick Brunzell lbsolost at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 25 07:13:49 UTC 2016


Just a heads up in case you missed it - the Trusty to Xenial release 
upgrades fail and can't be recovered from. I checked later yesterday and 
it also affects Ubuntu:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ubuntu-release-upgrader/+bug/1549067

Lance

On 02/24/2016 11:28 PM, Ali/amjjawad wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 7:47 AM, Tim <darkxst at fastmail.fm 
> <mailto:darkxst at fastmail.fm>> wrote:
>
>     Images are re-spinning again now, hopefully upower/ubiquity is all
>     fixed on them.
>
>
> Yes, it is gone.
>
> However, I see other bugs:
> http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/357/builds
>
> @Lance
> I can't see this bug:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1359689
>
> On Oracle VirualBox and I'm chatting with Tim at the moment on 
> #ubuntu-release
>
> I am loving this channel. Very useful at such times ;)
>
>
>     On 24/02/16 16:33, Tim wrote:
>     > Ali's respins failed. I retried and now there is a i386 image
>     with the upower bug fix, no amd64 image as yet though
>     >
>     > On 24/02/16 12:26, Ali/amjjawad wrote:
>     >> Hi Lance and everyone else,
>     >>
>     >> On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 10:53 AM, Erick Brunzell
>     <lbsolost at yahoo.com <mailto:lbsolost at yahoo.com>
>     <mailto:lbsolost at yahoo.com <mailto:lbsolost at yahoo.com>>> wrote:
>     >>
>     >>     On 02/23/2016 05:42 PM, Ali/amjjawad wrote:
>     >>>     Hi,
>     >>>
>     >>>     I am extremely busy in real life and not in good health
>     (back/neck problems) as I'm about to shift houses for the 4th or
>     5th times in 2
>     >>>     years so you can imagine :)
>     >>>
>     >>>     However, living in pain is easier than NOT supporting
>     Ubuntu GNOME. So please, do help us!
>     >>>
>     >>> http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/357/builds
>     >>>
>     >>>     In case you don't know:
>     >>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/XenialXerus/ReleaseSchedule
>     >>>
>     >>>     Please test and as you may know, report any bug to the ISO
>     Tracker.
>     >>>
>     >>>     If you're new to all this, here is a good place to start from:
>     >>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuGNOME/Testing
>     >>>
>     >>>     The release notes:
>     >>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/XenialXerus/Beta1/UbuntuGNOME
>     >>>
>     >>>     Please update the release notes whenever possible.
>     >>>
>     >>>     I see, yet again, no one is paying attention to i386 so
>     I'll do my best in that area.
>     >>     I am paying attention.
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> Yes, I know you do ;)
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>     As you can see from my posted results both the amd64 and
>     i386 images are basically junk! I also encountered an installation
>     failure but
>     >>     ubuntu-bug ubiquity complained about a lack of space on the
>     live DVD, how is that possible?
>     >>
>     >>     Anyway I'll try and reproduce that behavior as time allows
>     but right now I'm trying to recover from a failed Trusty -> Xenial
>     upgrade so I
>     >>     can file a release-upgrader bug the smart way. If that
>     fails I'll have to file a must less useful bug report the dumb way.
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> These are mess so here is what I was doing just a while ago:
>     >>
>     >> <amjjawad> Oh, launchpad is down/broken for some reason! why
>     such things happen during before a milestone release?!
>     >> <amjjawad> infinity, I'm testing Ubuntu GNOME images and these
>     are true mess :(
>     >> <infinity> amjjawad: Security updates, it's only temporary.
>     >> <wxl> amjjawad: for more info on that, see #canonical-sysadmin.
>     >> <amjjawad> infinity, the installation is broken and I just
>     can't install anything.
>     >> <amjjawad> wxl, "Technically, this is a 503 error and has been
>     caused by our database being temporarily offline. " but thanks for
>     your advice :)
>     >> <wxl> amjjawad: have you read the topic at #canonical-sysadmin?
>     >> <amjjawad> infinity,
>     http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/357/builds/113126/testcases
>     >> <infinity> amjjawad: I'm staying far away from this milestone.
>     >> <wxl> amjjawad: you can see who is involved in this milestone
>     here https://wiki.ubuntu.com/XenialXerus/ReleaseTaskSignup
>     >> <wxl> suffice it to say, flocculant is asleep
>     >> <wxl> i believe stgraber is handling the canonical side of
>     things, right, infinity ?
>     >> <amjjawad> Thanks infinity and wxl then guess I have to wait as
>     there is nothing I can do except confirming bugs.
>     >> <wxl> amjjawad: you do know you can get around the upower bug
>     by running off ac power only, right?
>     >> <infinity> The upower bug was fixed, it just needs a respin.
>     >> <amjjawad> wxl, I'm testing on Oracle VB. Not sure if that
>     applies to that as well?!
>     >> <infinity> (which stgraber left up to the flavours to do
>     themselves)
>     >> <wxl> infinity: not true. flocculant triggered a respin and
>     doesn't work.
>     >> <amjjawad> how can I know if I have access to do a re-spin or
>     not? can I try?
>     >> <amjjawad> to be more accurate: a re-spin for Ubuntu GNOME
>     images only.
>     >> <wxl> amjjawad: if you have an SSO login to the tracker and you
>     have an LP membership that allows you to, for example, mark images
>     as ready,
>     >> you can select a rebuild in the same area there
>     >> <wxl> amjjawad: just click the right images, and click rebuild.
>     bvut again, i don't think it will help
>     >> <amjjawad> wxl, indeed, I have access to mark them as ready but
>     never touched "re-spin" as of now.
>     >> <infinity> lftp
>     cdimage.ubuntu.com:/ubuntu-gnome/daily-live/20160222.2> cat
>     xenial-desktop-amd64.manifest | grep upower
>     >> <wxl> amjjawad: and yes, if your host has a battery, remove the
>     battery and run off of AC power and your vm will work.
>     >> <infinity> gir1.2-upowerglib-1.0  0.99.4-1
>     >> <infinity> The latest version isn't in those images.
>     >> <infinity> libupower-glib3:amd64 0.99.4-1
>     >> <infinity> upower 0.99.4-1
>     >> <infinity> wxl: It'll help.
>     >> <wxl> infinity: it isn't in the xubuntu images?
>     >> * anpok has quit (Ping timeout: 252 seconds)
>     >> <amjjawad> darkxst, I'll give it a go!
>     >> * kenvandine has quit (Ping timeout: 240 seconds)
>     >> <infinity> wxl: The newest xubuntu images have -2.
>     >> <cyphermox> infinity: jibel asked me to do a respin earlier
>     too, but I have no access to do that
>     >> <wxl> infinity: --which is supposedly the fix, right?
>     >> <infinity> wxl: Yes.
>     >> <wxl> infinity: and what i'm telling you is dear flocculant
>     already tested it and no dice.
>     >> <wxl> infinity: i know the bug is fix released. i know pitti
>     worked on it. it didn't fix it.
>     >> <amjjawad> is there any harm if one does a re-spin?!
>     >> <infinity> Or the testing methodology was lacking.  I'm happy
>     to believe both.
>     >> <infinity> amjjawad: No.
>     >> <wxl> amjjawad: no harm. go for it.
>     >> <amjjawad> perfect :D
>     >> <wxl> amjjawad: if you DO get success, let me know.
>     >> <amjjawad> wxl, sure ;)
>     >> <wxl> amjjawad: but the battery removal WILL work.
>     >> <amjjawad> request a rebuild, right?
>     >> <wxl> do it
>     >> <amjjawad> wxl, yes, will remember the battery thing.
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>     Lance
>     >>
>     >>     PS: the 20160221 amd64 image had far fewer problems so
>     something got borked in the last 48 hours or so.
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> I requested a re-build:
>     >> http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/357/builds
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>>     Thank you!
>     >>>
>     >>>     --
>     >>>     Remember: "All of us are smarter than any one of us."
>     >>>
>     >>>     Best Regards,
>     >>>     Ali/amjjawad <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad>
>     >>>
>     >>>
>     >>>
>     >>
>     >> I will keep you posted/updated (hopefully) in any case whether
>     all is good or not.
>     >>
>     >> Thanks!
>     >>
>     >>
>     >> --
>     >> Remember: "All of us are smarter than any one of us."
>     >>
>     >> Best Regards,
>     >> Ali/amjjawad <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >>
>     >
>
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> Ali/amjjawad <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad>
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