[Ksummit-2008-discuss] Current List of Kernel Summit suggested topics from the discuss list

James Bottomley James.Bottomley at HansenPartnership.com
Fri Jun 27 08:09:16 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 07:53 -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> James Bottomley wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > This is the synopsis of the currently suggested topics so far.  That's
> > not to say this is the list we will be doing, just to say that if
> > there's something you think we should be discussing and it's not on the
> > list, now would be a good time to add it (don't trust the programme
> > committee magically to add it at the last minute ...)
> > 
> > James
> > 
> I'd like to propose a topic about kernel quality; there's been a lot of
> lkml traffic about it (in ups and downs). As part of this topic I could present
> trends, data and conclusions from the kerneloops.org project. I'm sure Andrew has
> a set of data and views from his part of the world, and the regressions topic
> could fall under this too. If we, unlike last year, ask various subsystem maintainers
> to prepare data or at least something more solid than "eh I think we're fine" ahead of the
> conference, we could have a more thought out set of inputs from that direction as well.

Really, then you want this topic:

>      5. Tracking Regressions - Rafael Wysocki
>               * Describe experiences with the current running of the
>                 regression lists
>               * How could we make the current list and practice more
>                 useful

broadened to include all quality issues?


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