[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] writeback and kernel testing

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sun Jun 17 03:04:28 UTC 2012


On 06/16/2012 07:19 PM, Fengguang Wu wrote:
> 
> Physical test boxes would be even more valuable. I've addressed the
> boot problem with gpxe or kexec, both supports HTTP kernel fetching.
> The main difficulty is how to get the dmesg back. Most PC boxes don't
> have serial console at all..
> 

Most PC boxes can be fitted with either a serial console or a USB debug
dongle, but network console might be the way to go for ready drop-in.

Why do you need HTTP out of curiosity (other than speed)?

	-hpa

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