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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.25-rc4
On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 11:10:53AM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> On Sun 2008-03-09 13:55:23, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> writes:
> > >
> > > How many machines are there in your test farm? Would it be possible to
> > > make the neccessary scripts available somewhere? I guess I could make
> > > one or two machines do some automated testing...
> >
> > You can also use autoboot
> >
> > ftp://ftp.firstfloor.org/pub/ak/autoboot/autoboot-1.tgz
> >
> > [hmm I think it's a slightly older version, but should not
> > be too difficult to adapt]
> >
> > These are the scripts we use for automatic testing regularly in Nuernberg.
> >
> > It's a little different from Ingo's setup I think though and you
> > really need to use remote controllable power switches for it to work
> > well [I personally use some cheap USB controlled ones]
>
> I lack the power switches. I wonder how Ingo gets around that?

I use gembird USB powerswitches. They are cheap and work
well under Linux.

>
> ...OTOH power switch should be only needed when we hit a kernel bug,
> that should hopefully be rare...

It happens more often than you think.

-Andi


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