Kernel - self tests

Colin Ian King colin.king at canonical.com
Fri Mar 1 20:47:55 UTC 2013


On 01/03/13 20:14, Tim Gardner wrote:
> On 02/28/2013 02:24 AM, Colin Ian King wrote:
>> Hiya,
>>
>> I wonder if we should be exercising the kernel "self tests" tests on a
>> regular basis.  Check out tools/testing/selftests/README.txt  that
>> arrived recently:
>>
>> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=blob;f=tools/testing/selftests/README.txt;h=5e2faf9c55d31525ba539ab1f9fad6d59133fdb8;hb=80d03428597056f4e2d1aed389929ece7879dad1
>>
>>
>> Colin
>>
>
> Looks like there are some interesting targets:
>
> rtg at salmon:~/ubuntu/ubuntu-raring$ git grep TARGETS tools/testing/selftests
> tools/testing/selftests/Makefile:TARGETS = breakpoints
> tools/testing/selftests/Makefile:TARGETS += kcmp
> tools/testing/selftests/Makefile:TARGETS += mqueue
> tools/testing/selftests/Makefile:TARGETS += vm
> tools/testing/selftests/Makefile:TARGETS += cpu-hotplug
> tools/testing/selftests/Makefile:TARGETS += memory-hotplug
> tools/testing/selftests/Makefile:TARGETS += efivarfs
>
>
I don't mind investigating this when I get some free cycles.  Guess we 
could integrate these into the k-t autotest infrastructure.

Colin




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