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    SubjectRe: 2.5.60 cheerleading...
    On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 12:43:34PM -0600, Paul Larson wrote:
    > This brings up an interesting point. It seems like it's very common to
    > have a release that doesn't boot, or produces immediately obvious
    > problems. I'm curious if you do any testing (LTP or otherwise) on the
    > kernels you intend to release.

    In the words of our fearless leader:

    "regression testing"? What's that? If it compiles, it is good,
    if it boots up it is perfect.

    :-)

    > If not, would it be possible for someone
    > to do this? I know we could never catch every problem, but at least the
    > annoying, immediately noticeable problems could be caught and fixed
    > quickly.
    >
    > If you wanted to do this, I think that would be great. If you don't
    > have time, I understand but would you be ok with me or anyone else doing
    > at least a quick sniff test before release? It doesn't have to be
    > anything fancy or time consuming. I'm not looking to add delays, just a
    > small amount of extra testing before release so that hopefully more
    > people will be willing to try the releases on their systems.
    >
    > Thanks,
    > Paul Larson
    >
    > On Wed, 2003-02-12 at 09:52, Jeff Garzik wrote:
    > > Just to counteract all the 2.5.60 bug reports...
    > >
    > > After the akpm wave of compile fixes, I booted 2.5.60-BK on my Wal-Mart
    > > PC [via epia], and ran LTP on it, while also stressing it using
    > > fsx-linux in another window. The LTP run showed a few minor failures,
    > > but overall 2.5.60-BK is surviving just fine, and with no corruption.
    > >
    > > So, it's working great for me :)
    > >
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