• Review ACTION points from previous meeting.
  • Review progress made on the specification listed on the Roadmap.

  • Beta release coming up.
  • Open Discussion.
  • Agree on next meeting date and time.


Review ACTION points from previous meeting

kirkland posted the promised blog post asking for testing of kvm 84 backport to hardy with specific instructions on how-to setup kvm 84 from the ubuntu-virt PPA. He received some feedback and noted that some bugs might require to backport libvirt as well.

Other progress reports on Roadmap items

sommer reported the creation of new sections in the Server Guide: Eucalyptus and Opennebula. He welcomes feedback on those chapters (and on all other chapters), especially before StringFreeze which is Thursday, March 26.

Beta release coming up

ttx reminded the audience of the upcoming Beta release and encouraged everyone to participate in the ISO testing process, especially the owners of real server hardware.

Agree on next meeting date and time

Next meeting will be on Tuesday, March 31st at 15:00 UTC in #ubuntu-meeting.


[15:02] <ttx> #startmeeting
[15:02] <ivoks> oh, tb meeting in -meeting :/
[15:02] <ttx> Agenda: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam/Meeting
[15:02] <ttx> Last week minutes: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MeetingLogs/Server/20090317
[15:03] <ttx> Does anyone have anything to add to the agenda ?
[15:04] <ttx> ... I'll suppose nobody has.
[15:04] <ivoks> :)
[15:04] <ttx> [TOPIC] Review ACTION points from previous meeting
[15:04] <ttx> kirkland to write a blog post asking for testing of kvm 84 backport to hardy with specific instructions on how-to setup kvm 84 from the ubuntu-virt PPA
[15:04] <kirkland> ttx: done.
[15:04] <ttx> yes, I saw that one.
[15:04] <kirkland> ttx: http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2009/03/ubuntu-server-kvm-call-for-testing.html
[15:05] <kirkland> ttx: some feedback
[15:05] <kirkland> ttx: it appears that this might require backporting libvirt as well, possibly
[15:06] <kirkland> ttx: anything more you want to know about this?
[15:06] <ttx> kirkland: the libvirt backport is to fix additional bugs ? Or for kvm-84 compatibility ?
[15:06] <kirkland> ttx: one user reported that some of his vm's would not boot, until he installed a backported libvirt as well
[15:06] <kirkland> ttx: i haven't investigated the issue yet
[15:07] <ttx> ok.
[15:07] <ivoks> and on still doesn't boot
[15:07] <ivoks> one
[15:08] <ttx> anything else to add on the KVM topic ?
[15:08] <kirkland> ttx: i don't think so ...  maybe more in the coming weeks
[15:08] <ttx> [TOPIC] Other progress reports on Roadmap items
[15:08] <kirkland> ttx: please keep testing kvm-84 on hardy, if you have the ability to do so!
[15:09] <ttx> anyone has anything to report on the https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam/Roadmap items ?
[15:10] <sommer> there's new sections on eucalyptus and opennebula in the serverguide :)
[15:10] <kirkland> \o/
[15:10] <sommer> reviews welcome
[15:10]  * ttx has a look
[15:11] <ttx> sommer: i'll be in contact with you this week for adaptations to the Likewise-Open chapter to cover the likewise-open5 option
[15:12] <sommer> ttx: cool, but fyi SF is the 26th
[15:12] <ttx> sommer: that I'll be in contact with you... tomorrow ?
[15:12] <sommer> ttx: coolio :)
[15:13] <ttx> that brings us to another milestone...
[15:13] <ttx> [TOPIC] Beta release coming up
[15:14] <ttx> We should be busy with ISO testing soon. We need all the help we can to test on various hardware
[15:14] <twitzel> Does anybody have time to discuss multipath/udev issues ?
[15:14]  * sommer should be able to help with ISO testing
[15:15] <twitzel> on 8,10
[15:15] <ttx> so if you have some free time and some server box lying around, please give it a shot
=== hessml|away is now known as hessml|away|away
[15:15] <ttx> http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/
[15:15] <ivoks> ok
[15:16]  * lamont considers again _not_ highlighting on 'postfix'
[15:16] <_ruben> hehe
[15:17] <ttx> We usually test a lot in VMs but not so much on real iron.
[15:17] <ttx> [TOPIC] Open Discussion
[15:18] <ttx> Anything/anyone ? Or else i'll break the shortest meeting in history record.
[15:19] <ttx> Any regression that you've seen ignored and you would like to bump ?
[15:20] <ttx> OK, we enter the final month so everyone is already busy, I see :)
[15:21] <ivoks> :)
[15:21] <zul> just a tad
[15:21]  * sommer is sleepy
[15:21] <ttx> [TOPIC] Agree on next meeting date and time
[15:22] <ttx> so I think Europe is catching up DST this next week-end
[15:22] <kirkland> woohoo
[15:22] <AlexC_> soren, just want to say thank you very much for your help over the past day, been highly appreciated. I have it all up and working now =)
[15:23] <ttx> Should we adjust the meeting time accordingly
[15:25] <sommer> sure
[15:26]  * ttx doesn't remember the usual meeting time
[15:26] <bittin_> 15:00
[15:26] <bittin_> and i tought i was to late :p
[15:26] <ttx> then we just keep 1500 UTC, right ?
[15:27] <sommer> works for me
[15:27] <ttx> OK, and we should get back our slot on #ubuntu-meeting
[15:28] <ttx> so next week, 1500 UTC, #ubuntu-meeting
[15:28] <bittin_> sounds great
[15:28] <ttx> #endmeeting, then
[15:29] <ttx> have a great week, and happy Beta ISO testing.

MeetingLogs/Server/20090324 (last edited 2009-03-25 14:00:50 by ttx)