[Buildroot] [PATCH 2/2] support/testing: add atop test

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Wed Jan 30 08:03:01 UTC 2019


On Wed, 30 Jan 2019 00:37:31 -0200
Ricardo Martincoski <ricardo.martincoski at gmail.com> wrote:

> No. My mistake, sorry.
> I should had used the prebuilt armv7 kernel.
> I guess I can remove all lines from BR2_TARGET_GENERIC_GETTY_PORT to
> I was (wrongly) pretty sure we always use prebuilt kernel 3.11.0 .
> That's because all *-run.log for the python test cases.
> This new version of atop needs kernel headers >= 3.14.
> So I decided to not take the risk of having weird behaviors using an older (than
> 3.14) kernel.
> Then I saw that the rust test case compiles kernel 4.x and decided to do the
> same. I just copied the current kernel version from qemu_arm_vexpress_defconfig.
> What I missed is that only the armv5 prebuilt kernel is 3.11.0 . The armv7 one
> is 4.0.0 (as we can see on all *-run.log for the perl test cases) and therefore
> it should work here.

OK. We could actually switch the armv5 prebuilt kernel to a newer
kernel version as well.

> Should I send a followup patch switching to prebuilt kernel?

Yes, please. It makes the test case a lot faster to build/test.


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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