[Battlemesh] WBMv8 -- a personal perspective
goran.mahovlic at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 12:28:18 CEST 2015
and maybe as pointed before one more responsibility
hardware automatizing that could be reponsible of automatizing
powering off on routers or mobility of routers or something like this with
arduino or ESP...
On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 11:49 AM, Nemesis <nemesis at ninux.org> wrote:
> I agree 100%.
> And I would add the following, please tell me if you (plural you) also
> There were quite some people that wanted to help out but it was not clear
> what they could do.
> I think we need more roles, firmware preparation and test manager are not
> I think we need to have these responsibilities:
> - firmware preparation: like now - better if firmware is ready before
> the event with a fixed revision as previously suggested
> - test plan: individuate test scenarios realistically, that is,
> according to the situation of each event (number volunteers, technical
> issues and so on)
> - flashing: flashes devices in mass
> - configuration: reviews config of the past year, checks if they can
> be reused as is or need to be modified, if modified gets them approved by
> the routing devs - better if the basic configs are ready before the event
> - deployment & debugging: deploys the testbed and works until
> everything works correctly, updating configs if necessary
> - test scripts: writes and tests the scripts to execute tests, like
> much Henning and Thijs did this year, and passes the raw data to the graph
> - graph generation: writes (or reuses an already written set of)
> scripts to generate graphs from raw data extracted from the test scripts
> - documentation: prepares drawing of topology, takes photos of the
> testbed for the presentation, writes an outline of the test plan, stores
> all the configs and scripts used during the process for later publication
> - routing team: developers of all the routing protocol involved
> oversee the whole process, with particular attention to the test plan
> phase, configuration and test scripts.
> Of course one person can help out with more than one function. This year I
> helped out with configuration and documentation, while henning helped out
> with test scripts, deployment and debugging.
> With regular meetings as Pedro suggested plus a high level description of
> the process it should be easy for volunteers to understand how they can
> help out and start working asap.
> On 08/11/2015 12:01 AM, guifipedro wrote:
> [About testbed]
> Our routing protocols work very well but we did (in my opinion) an
> epic fail in human communication.
> I propose planned, face to face, regular and short meetings for next
> testbed coordination in battlemesh v9 with all the teams  involved
> Each representative team member could answer this questions :
> 1. What did you do yesterday?
> 2. What will you do today?
> 3. Are there any impediments in your way?
> This meetings should be assisted for example with an etherpad or
> similar application to have a writing version of that organized verbal
>  and all the members
>  inspired by daily scrum meeting,https://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/agile/scrum/daily-scrum
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