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From: Sudip Mukherjee <sudipm.mukherjee@gmail.com>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Linux 5.14
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2021 20:29:32 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CADVatmOcdhJDJw6DRSVXSMzAQZPaVdXi7fgpfkfQ2LYxO4saOg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=wjz+RhR8rr4rAZBPf-mxZXvn2RQe-XTQcL8X+HXBAFxBA@mail.gmail.com>

Hi Linus,

On Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 4:17 PM Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Aug 30, 2021 at 2:12 AM Sudip Mukherjee
> <sudipm.mukherjee@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > We were recently working on openqa based testing and is a very basic
> > testing for now.. Build the kernel for x86_64 and arm64, boot it on
> > qemu and rpi4 and test that the desktop environment is working. And,
> > it now tests mainline branch every night. So, last night it tested
> > "5.14.0-7d2a07b76933" and both tests were ok.
>
> Thanks. The more the merrier, and if you do this every night, having a
> fairly low-latency "it stopped working" will be good.
>
> Of course, if you can find some other slightly more oddball
> configuration that you would also like to test, that it would be even
> better.
>
> Because while it's lovely to have more automated testing, if
> _everybody_ only tests x86-64 and arm64, the less common cases get
> little to no testing.
>
> No big deal, but I thought I'd just mention it in case you go "Yeah, I
> know XYZ is entirely irrelevant, but I happen to like it, so I could
> easily add that to the testing too".

A late reply, but better late than never.
I have now added a ppc64 qemu test which will run every night along
with the previous two arch.
We are also working on adding a risc-v board to the tests.


-- 
Regards
Sudip

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-12 19:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-29 22:19 Linus Torvalds
2021-08-30  9:11 ` Sudip Mukherjee
2021-08-30 15:17   ` Linus Torvalds
2021-09-12 19:29     ` Sudip Mukherjee [this message]
2021-08-30  9:39 ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-08-30 11:28   ` Andy Shevchenko
2021-08-30 20:12 ` Guenter Roeck
2021-08-30 20:15   ` Linus Torvalds
2021-08-30 21:28     ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-08-31 11:04       ` Heiko Carstens
2021-08-30 20:32   ` Thomas Gleixner
2021-08-30 23:57     ` Thomas Gleixner

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