Fedora 8 blocker update - testers needed (still!)

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Oct 26 23:29:15 UTC 2007

Will Woods wrote:
> As promised, here's an update on the current Fedora 8 Blocker list. 
> As a note: the deadline for blocker fixes is Tuesday, October 29. If we
> still have unfixed critical bugs Tuesday, the release will have to be
> delayed.
> But I don't think that'll happen. Things are looking OK. We currently
> have 14 bugs on the blocker list, which I'll talk about in detail below.
> About half of them have fixes that are waiting for confirmation, and a
> couple of them could be dropped if necessary because they only affect
> particular, uncommon hardware.

Thanks for doing this. We should be doing more of these status reports 
in the last couple of months towards a new release.

You might want to look at the status of


This appears to be hardware specific. If it can't fixed, the workaround 
should be documented in the common bugs page.

Workaround is to boot with "pci=nomsi,nommconf"


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