[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] writeback and kernel testing
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Wed Jun 20 02:40:38 UTC 2012
On 06/19/2012 01:40 PM, Grant Likely wrote:
>> It would be nice to have a "kernel testing appliance" -- rather than a
>> bunch of people writing similar stuff have something that anyone with
>> spare hardware can put on a system. Bonus points if it actually can
>> drive a physical test box, too. I think tglx was working on something
>> like that at one point; Ingo has a setup like that but it is apparently
>> extremely ad hoc.
> Seeing as we have nothing of the sort now; it would be pragmatic to
> start with qemu models and extend to controlling real hardware.
Not the least as it would make the infrastructure easier to develop...
as long as the future needs are kept in mind -- modularity is going to
be key, so one can easily add code for different capture and control
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.
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