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Re: 2009-10-22 - Power Management Test Day report



On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 09:24 -0500, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> Marcela Mašláňová on 10/29/2045 08:17 AM wrote:
> > We were thinking about some image, but for measurement we
> > needed installed system. Anyway requirements for tests were huge
> > e.g. openoffice, kernel-debuginfo.
> > 
> 
> When you use a USB drive you can install any number of packages. 

Not exactly, you need enough spare memory and/or swap space, because
they get installed into 'memory'.

> Just
> set your test-day.rpm to Require: openoffice and people could do so.

Most people couldn't as they'd run out of RAM.

The fact that the organizers specified an installed system was required
is the reason I didn't bother spinning live images for this test day, it
seemed pointless given that fact.

We do still spin test day live images when they are useful/required. For
some events, though, we just link to the latest nightly live image, when
there's no need for any customization for the test day.

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