[openbeos] Re: Bootable Test CD

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 12:01 PM, scott mc <scottmc2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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>
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 1:01 AM, Niels Reedijk <niels.reedijk@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Nicholas,
> >
> > 2008/3/27, Nicholas Blachford <nicholas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> > > How about doing an "early release pre-Alpha test CD" but not
> > >  advertising it.
> > >  The people most interested will probably know from this list that
> > it's
> > >  there and can try it out if they want.
> > >
> > >  I hope to have a new laptop soon and I'd like to try it myself.
> > >  I've used plenty of Alphas before so I know exactly what it is...
> >
> > I like that idea. I actually thought a lot of doing something like
> > this: I hope to assemble a Haiku alpha 1 testing pool of a group of
> > 5-10 volunteers that will be testing diverse aspects of alpha 1 on
> > their machines. Since the priorities at this moment are the booting
> > from the CD, installing and partitioning (almost in that order), I
> > hope to be able to intensively test that for 2-3 weeks, while
> > continually giving feedback to the devs which should in theory make
> > for a good testing experience.
> >
> > Anyway, that's for when some of my other projects wrap up. Unless
> > someone wants to try to plan that with me.
> >
> > N.
> >
> >
>
>
> Count me in.  Not that I'm not already testing Haiku on whatever systems I
> can get my hands on and reporting bugs as I find them.
> What might be helpful is to put together a general list of debugging tips,
> such as:
>
> 1) Serial debugging setup
> 2) using listdev from a terminal on systems that do boot all the way up
> but have one or more devices not working.
> 3) using lshw from a ubuntu live cd terminal window for those systems that
> don't boot up to get a list of devices.
> 4) lots more tips....
>
> If you'd like we can use the bedrivers.com forum to discuss this offline,
> I set up a topic for it a few months ago:
>
> http://bedrivers.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=13&sid=52044ab9acce7289a60b117df78ebe4a
> If anyone has more testing tips feel free to add them there.
>
> -scottmc
>
>

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