Author: Fabian Arrotin


CentOS 7 (pre-release) tree available for testing

Saturday, 14, June 2014 Fabian Arrotin builds, Installation 37 Comments

Following our previous post, we are pleased to announced that the first (pre-release) CentOS 7rc tree is pushed. As a reminder, you can find it at the following location : If you want to use it, you need to use the boot.iso media (found under the images directory) , start a netinstall and point […]

CentOS 7 “Live” media spins

Wednesday, 28, May 2014 Fabian Arrotin builds, desktop, Installation 21 Comments

As we're all busy building/testing/rebuilding/QA'ing/etc ... the el7 rc tree, I thought it would be a good idea to also start looking at building the Live media spins (aka CentOS LiveCD/LiveDVD we had for version 5 and 6). The first thing was to rebuild the needed tools but that was easy to do (you can […]

t_functional status against el7b1

Thursday, 26, December 2013 Fabian Arrotin t_functional 2 Comments

So, Christoph blogged about t_functional and how it is used for CentOS QA. Here is the first status of the actual t_functional stack against el7b1 : the following tests need to be adapted to work on el7 (I'm talking about our QA test scripts, not our build results !) : p_amanda:FAIL p_anaconda:FAIL p_arpwatch:FAIL p_busybox:FAIL p_centos-release:FAIL […]

booting to text mode even if gnome destkop setup was selected

Wednesday, 18, December 2013 Fabian Arrotin General No Comments

As I always install my machines through network/pxe, I wanted to reinstall one of my test machine with rhel7b1 as a desktop machine but I did that through vnc from my main machine. I guess that's the reason why even if I selected "gnome desktop" during setup, It felt back to "init 3" mode, which […]

RHEL7b1 PXE network install and the kssendmac option

Tuesday, 17, December 2013 Fabian Arrotin Installation 4 Comments

So my first test of RHEL7b1 was "interesting" in a sense that anaconda died on me with a "dracut Warning: /dev/root does not exist" message. Instead of using the DVD.iso to setup a VM, I just added the rhel7b1 tree on my home nfs server and I quickly copied/pasted some lines in my pxe default.cfg […]