lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2000]   [Aug]   [11]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: [Announce] Linux Test Project
    Hi!

    > > SGI would like to announce the Linux Test Project. The goal of this
    > > project is to create a formalized test system for the Linux kernel.
    > >
    > > We have released a set of 96 tests on the project's website
    > > (http://oss.sgi.com/projects/ltp/). These tests exercise file systems
    > > and system calls and can be used for stress testing or sanity tests.
    > >
    >
    > One question: how is the framework going to handle tests which cause
    > pathological behavior in the kernel. For example, 'infinite' hangs in
    > the MM system during OOM, or crashes (OOPSes, panics) or deadlocks
    > (process stuck in 'D' state). Most often these are the results of the
    > tests I tend to run.

    > Any testbed needs to handle these situations, at least somewhat. For
    > example, if I leave a 12 hour regression going and leave the console,
    > and I come back to see the system has rebooted itself, or is stuck solid
    > - how do I know which test has 'failed'?

    You can always run the tests in user-mode-linux to see if that
    crashed...
    Pavel

    --
    I'm pavel@ucw.cz. "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
    Panos Katsaloulis describing me w.r.t. patents at discuss@linmodems.org

    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:58    [W:0.020 / U:30.136 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site