Re: Cluster available for testing
On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 11:22 AM, intrigeri
> Dr. Jesus wrote (24 Aug 2010 15:56:35 GMT) :
>> I have a cluster of about 50 machines I'd like to make available for
>> testing live-build. The cluster is hanging off a very fast network at
>> a colocation facility and some automation exists to turn machines on
>> and off and netboot them. If this would be useful for testing, could
>> the project please designate someone to work with me to make it
>> available? Thanks.
> T(A)ILS  is a Live system built using the Debian Live tools,
> including live-build. We have been intending for quite some time to
> setup an environment that would build and test our images from various
> stable and development branches on a regular basis.
> Hence a few questions:
> - Is this a one-shot testing effort or do you intend to make this
> cluster available on the long term?
Long term, as long as the organizations donating colocation can float
the difference between the operating costs and the donations I scare
up. Speaking of which, I have this paypal address... :)
> - Are you interested in building downstream systems that use
> live-build -like T(A)ILS- in addition to the standard Debian images?
> I'm pretty sure it would add value to your testing effort to deal
> with complicated configurations that make use of the full live-build
I'm indifferent to what images get tested, but adding T(A)ILS to the
image testing suite will impact non-T(A)ILS testing. That might be a
non-issue, I'm only pointing it out because I don't know if testing is
resource intensive or not.