Archive for April, 2011

Server Team 20110405 meeting minutes

Posted in Ubuntu Server meeting minutes on Friday, 8 April 2011 by JavaCruft

Here are the minutes of the server team meeting. They can also be found online with the irc log here.

Meeting Actions

  • Daviey to submit UDS-O topic for translations and docs
  • jamespage to helpout with verification of euca-dhcp bug
  • jamespage to discover process/location for fixing ubuntu server documentation

Review ACTION points from previous meeting

  • Daviey to talk with wider docs team regarding translations (deferred, carry over)
  • Daviey to talk with docs team about new submissions (New documentation for cluster stack)
    • Daviey has discussed this with the documentation team; most Ubuntu documentation is facing the same issue that the server documentation set is (i.e. lack of resource).
    • [ACTION] Daviey actioned to raise a UDS-O topic to discuss server team documentation and the how this is taken forwards.
  • Daviey to post another followup one euca-dhcp bug. (carry over)
    • Progress on this issue; bug applied but needs verification.
    • [ACTION] jamespage to help out with verification that this issue is resolved.
  • SpamapS to put his version of ubuntuserver-minutes in directions for writing minutes
    • DONE
  • ALL: Please review the current documentation (for Natty release)
    • Some review; however team are unclear on how to fix documentation for the release.
    • [ACTION] jamespage to find out and report back/email.

Natty Development

Focus is now on bug fixing rather than development.

Daviey asked that any blockers, issues or concerns be raised as soon as possible in the run up to beta-2

Smoser raised two bugs that required MIR approval:

Ubuntu Server Team Events

  • SpamapS: Apr. 13,14 I will be at the MySQL Users’ Conference in Santa Clara, CA
  • jamespage: I’ll be attending puppet camp europe on the 28/29 April in Amsterdam
  • zul: Apr 25 – 29 I will be at the Openstack summit, Santa Clara, CA

Weekly Updates & Questions for the QA Team (hggdh)

  • Current investigating:
    • Launchpad bug 746751 in linux (Ubuntu) “kernel: [Firmware Bug]: the BIOS has corrupted hw-PMU resources (MSR 38d is 30)” [Critical,In progress]

  • Kernel SRU tests are throwing up security failures, compiler stracktraces etc…

Weekly Updates & Questions for the Kernel Team (smb)

  • Launchpad bug 634487 in linux (Ubuntu Natty) “t1.micro instance hangs when installing java” [High,Confirmed]

    • Latest natty works fine on smb test rig; however not in ec2.
    • The bug seems to be some interaction between xen hypervisor and the kernel. And it looks like newer Xen works.
    • Just need Amazon to upgrade.

Weekly Updates & Questions for the Documentation Team (sommer)

Not present

Weekly Updates & Questions from the Ubuntu Community


Open Discussion


Announce next meeting date and time

  • Tuesday, April 12th 2011 16:00 UTC