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Old 09-29-2010, 10:30 AM
Josh Boyer
 
Default Another bug that would have been caught if packages went through a boot/acceptance test

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 4:55 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones@redhat.com> wrote:
> If you've been following updates to F14 alpha/beta, you'll undoubtedly
> have been hit by:
>
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=638091
>
> which makes everything segfault and is unrecoverable without a live CD
> and a lot of manual intervention.
>
> A simple "does it boot" test in fact wouldn't have caught this, but a
> "does it boot, then run prelink" (completely automatic as part of the
> Koji build or AutoQA acceptance) would have.

Absolutely. I look forward to seeing your contributions to AutoQA to
help with this issue!

josh
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Old 09-29-2010, 04:06 PM
Bruno Wolff III
 
Default Another bug that would have been caught if packages went through a boot/acceptance test

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 10:57:11 -0400,
James Laska <jlaska@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> In fairness, reboot was tested by a proventester for this update. The
> bug doesn't surface on reboot alone. The problem happens after prelink
> has run ... then you're hosed.

You still had a chance if you didn't reboot. rpm still worked for me on
the second system I saw. Unfortunately on the first one, I assumed I lost a
fan and shut the machine down and then was pretty hosed as chroot wouldn't
work as my livecd's were too old and the minimum kernel level was a problem.
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