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[Debconf-video] DebConf videoteam sprint - Day 2


The day 2 resumé of the DebConf videoteam can now be found here:


Again, here's the content for your convenience:

This is the resumé of day 2 of the DebConf videoteam sprint in Paris.
You can find day 1 résumé [here](https://veronneau.org/blog/2016-11-17).

## Planning

We started the day by planning our sprint. We decided we needed to talk

* Hardware (cams, audio, PCs, etc.)
* Building a test lab
* Provisioning & configuration management
* Docs & Wiki
* Archiving
* Streaming & Network
* Packaging tools
* Shipping & Storage
* Review

### Hardware

We need new hardware. We listed the stuff we need
[here](https://wiki.debian.org/VideoTeamHardware). We plan to have a
list to show to the DPL for approval at the end of the sprint.

### Building a test lab

This is a project and is not likely to be implemented at the end of the
sprint. We needed to talk about it because we need to plan for that
hardware too.

So yeah, we want to have a test lab with a camera and an Opsis board
permanently running so we can test firmware and software at any time
without having physical access to the material.

### Provisioning & configuration management

We will try to get a basic Ansible setup started. We will also try to
work on debian-installer for provisioning. FAI has been really helpful,
but we've come to term with the fact we are not using it as it was
intended to be.

### Docs & wiki

We want to move our documentation from the DebConf wiki to the Debian
wiki. All new documentation should be put there and we need to tag the
relevant documentation on DebConf wiki for transfer.

## Archive

Our current archive solution is problematic since it does not handle any
form of metadata. We don't think we'll be able to work on this during
the sprint, but we know it's very important for things like subtitling.

### Streaming

One of the problems we have with streaming is that we have to ask access
each time we need something to be done.

The solution would be to be able to use something like an cloud admin
panel. We are thus envisioning is something like Amazon EC2 instances
where we can simply pin out VMs everywhere in the world for the 6 weeks
we need them.

### Packaging

We want to package Opsis related stuff and some Voctomix stuff like

We also wrote some systemd unit files that we might want to add to the
voctomix package.

### Shipping & Storage

Debian France set up a UPS account recently. We could use that instead
of asking people to act as mules.

Andy proposed to store our hardware. IRILL might get too crowded if we
buy tons of new stuff.

### Review

At the moment, we are using
[Veyepar](https://github.com/CarlFK/veyepar), but it's badly documented
and the UI is not very intuitive.

We might want to look at other solutions, but we are not sure if we'll
have time.

## What we actually did

Planning aside, we worked on a few important things:

* Ivo worked updating our Debian-Installer config (provisionning)
* I worked on our new ansible configuration
* Andy worked on making the Turbot SBC work and on our hardware buy list
* Stefano worked on packaging, although it seems his work did was not
for the videoteam after all, but fxload is now better anyway :D
* Holger mainly worked on Reproducible builds stuff as far as I can tell
* Nicolas wasn't around much (he's got a day job :D) but started working
on our streaming issues


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