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

Tim darkxst at fastmail.fm
Sat Feb 27 04:16:45 UTC 2016


I just tried to upgrade a trusty VM,  but it failed with "Unauthenticated package" for module-init-tools, well before it even got started upgrading.

I will try again in a few days.

On 25/02/16 18:13, Erick Brunzell wrote:
> 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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>> Remember: "All of us are smarter than any one of us."
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>> Best Regards,
>> Ali/amjjawad <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad>
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