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ccgx:beta-testing [2019-04-16 15:52]
mvader [Where can I find the change logs?]
ccgx:beta-testing [2020-05-22 14:06]
mvader [How can I unsubscribe to the emails?]
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 These versions are called //test versions//, or //release-candidates// for a reason, and must not imposed on customers who naturally expect their system to be stable. These versions are called //test versions//, or //release-candidates// for a reason, and must not imposed on customers who naturally expect their system to be stable.
  
-==== Where should I post possible issues? ====+==== Where should I post possible bug reports? ====
 If you think you have found a bug, first of all install the latest official release again (a version without the ~ notation) to check that if that solves it. Sometimes you can go back by using the Backup firmware option. If that also contains a beta version, then you’ll need to install the official version by hand. Download the .swu file from https://professional.victronenergy.com and then follow the manual install procedure; using a usb stick or as card. If you think you have found a bug, first of all install the latest official release again (a version without the ~ notation) to check that if that solves it. Sometimes you can go back by using the Backup firmware option. If that also contains a beta version, then you’ll need to install the official version by hand. Download the .swu file from https://professional.victronenergy.com and then follow the manual install procedure; using a usb stick or as card.
  
 If the problem also exists with the official release; then contact normal support. If the problem also exists with the official release; then contact normal support.
  
-If the problem only exists in the beta version, then please reply to the emails containing the change logs; or send them to the [[https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/victron-dev-venus|dev-venus mailing list]]. Do not raise issues on //Disqus// pages, Comminity forum - or any of the regular support channels for bugs in beta versions.+If the problem only exists in the beta version, then please post a message on the relevant Venus OS beta version thread on [[https://community.victronenergy.com/spaces/31/index.html|the Modifications space on Community]]. Usually its pinned to the top there. Do not raise issues on //Disqus// pages, normal Community forum - nor any of the other regular support channels for bugs in beta versions.
  
 And don't forget to mention which test version you are using. And don't forget to mention which test version you are using.
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-==== How do I know if the firmware I am running is a beta version? ==== +==== How do I know if the firmware I am running is a offical release? ==== 
-Beta versions are marked with a tilde (~) followed by the test version number. For example, v2.06~12 is test version number 12 of version v2.06. When releasing the final version of v2.06, the tilde and test number are removed, and the firmware is simply released as v2.06.+ 
 +Official releases have a clean version number, ie v2.06, or v2.10. 
 + 
 +Version with a tilde in their version number, are either internal test versions, or beta versions. 
 + 
 +For example, v2.06~12 is test version number 12 of version v2.06. The next build will be v2.06~13, and so forth. When releasing the final version of v2.06, the tilde and test number are removed, and the firmware is officially released as v2.06.
  
 ==== Where can I find the change logs? ==== ==== Where can I find the change logs? ====
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 ==== How can I unsubscribe to the emails? ==== ==== How can I unsubscribe to the emails? ====
-By un-joining the program: Go to Settings -> Firmware -> Online updates -> Update to, and there select //Latest release//As long as you are using //release-candidates// or //beta// versions of our software, it will not be possible to unsubscribe. Not even by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.+ 
 +Only be changing the parameter in the Victron equipment (ie. GX Device) that configures it to use beta software. See next chapter. 
 + 
 + 
 +==== How can I leave the beta testing program? ==== 
 + 
 +On your GX Device, go to Settings -> Firmware -> Online updates -> Update to
 + 
 +There, select //Latest release//. 
 + 
 +The other option, //Release-candidate// is the setting that enables the beta testing participation. 
  
ccgx/beta-testing.txt · Last modified: 2020-07-30 09:25 by mvader