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SubjectRe: 2.6.16-rc6-rt1
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On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 09:12 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * Esben Nielsen <simlo@phys.au.dk> wrote:
>
> > Well, I got my TestRTMutex compiled and it was successfull: It found
> > bugs.
>
> great!
>
> I forgot to announce Thomas' great new rt-tester framework, which allows
> easy testing of the kernel's PI implementation, via userspace scripts.
> You can enable it via CONFIG_RT_MUTEX_TESTER, and the userspace scripts
> are at:
>
> http://people.redhat.com/mingo/realtime-preempt/testing/rt-tester.tar.bz2
>
> Thomas' testing method has the advantage that it utilizes the kernel's
> PI mechanism directly, hence it is easy to keep it uptodate without
> having to port the kernel's PI code to userspace. We should add the
> testcases for the bugs you just found.

Well. It is already there: t5-l4-pi-boost-deboost.tst

My bad. The line has been there before, but I missed to rerun the tester
when I did the debug cleanups and merge to 2.6.16.6. Added it to the
automated test scripts now.

tglx


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