[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
devices.

	-hpa

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H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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