Re: Linux QA tests (was Re: SMP Linux-37-5)

Dan Hollis (
Tue, 20 May 1997 14:16:53 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 20 May 1997, Ron Holt wrote:
> Perhaps this has been discussed before, but is there any interest in
> coordinating the maintenance of a set of Linux Quality Assurance test suites?
> Some tests that come to mind are:
> * The torture tests Linus mentions
> * Posix Conformant Test Suite (PCTS) (at least the syscall parts)
> * crashme
> * Various benchmarks
> * Other specialized tests kernel folks have already developed

Don't forget the network torture tests. There's a network-crashme that
sprays garbage packets at machines (I believe this is how the ping bug was