cpu hotplug test scenarii

Mike Turquette mturquette at linaro.org
Thu Sep 29 18:18:32 UTC 2011


On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:46 AM, Daniel Lezcano
<daniel.lezcano at linaro.org> wrote:
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> On 09/29/2011 09:11 AM, Amit Kucheria wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 9:14 AM, Daniel Lezcano
>> <daniel.lezcano at linaro.org> wrote:
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>>> On 09/29/2011 05:41 AM, Paul Larson wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 5:18 AM, Daniel Lezcano
>>>> <daniel.lezcano at linaro.org>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Test 6: do some stress test
>>>>> ===========================
>>>>>
>>>>> for each cpu
>>>>>  * for i in 1 .. 50
>>>>>   * set cpuX offline
>>>>>   * set cpuX back online
>>>>>
>>>> Not sure how evil you want to get with this, but several years back I wrote
>>>> a simple, but nasty test that picked a cpu at random, and set the state to
>>>> the opposite of whatever it happened to be at the time.  It was completely
>>>> random, I didn't have anything builtin for record/playback, or doing it in
>>>> the same sequence for reproducibilty, but it didn't really need it.  When it
>>>> broke things, it usually broke them within just a few minutes.
>>>
>>> Ok thanks for the idea, I will add what you suggest.
>>
>> With cpu0 being a special case?
>
>
> Yes, cpu0 will be a special case for all the tests.

If only we had a patch for that!

;-)

Mike

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