[lsb-discuss] [Fwd: Certification for 3.1 update]

John Cherry cherry at linux-foundation.org
Tue Mar 6 15:54:56 PST 2007

On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 18:16 -0500, Ian Murdock wrote:
> On 3/6/07, Wichmann, Mats D <mats.d.wichmann at intel.com> wrote:
> > lsb-discuss-bounces at lists.freestandards.org wrote:
> > > On 3/6/07, John Cherry <cherry at linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> > >>    - Set up and ran the runtime tests.  No problems.  Took
> > >>      several hours.  Was mildly annoying to have to keep entering
> > >>      the root password.  Using a virtual terminal may not be
> > >>      intuitive to the user.  Produced a journal of over 45K lines.
> >
> > > Really? I haven't seen this in a while and was assuming the RAS guys
> > > had fixed it. Or perhaps it's because I'm running Ubuntu,
> > > which uses sudo,
> > > and sudo is pretty good about not asking for the password repeatedly?
> >
> > dtk-manager does hide this interaction
> Cool. Next question: John, did you not use the web interface
> (the DTK Manager)? If you did end up using the command line, I'm
> curious how you ended up doing that--the Certification page
> hasn't been updated yet, so perhaps that's where you went wrong?

I have been using both command line and the web interface.  The command
line interface is the one that contains the annoying root password
prompts.  The web interface seems to run without this interaction.  Very


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