Re: Re[2]: Kernel testing

Oliver Xymoron (
Sun, 13 Apr 1997 23:09:36 -0500 (CDT)

On Mon, 14 Apr 1997, Systemkennung Linux wrote:

> Timings and race conditions are difficult to test. Another problem is
> that we'll hardly will be able to cover all the possible cases. If
> you try to check for things like for example the handling of hardware
> errors (r/w errors on disks, ...) you'll have to add special code to
> "inject" errors.

This is a possibility - you can do some wonderfully wicked things with
modules. We could write a generic script to generate and compile a module
to exercise a given internal kernel function if we decide we need that
level of testing.

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