[TESTING] Device whitelist on cgroups

Subrata Modak subrata at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Sat Aug 30 11:45:57 PDT 2008


On Tue, 2008-08-26 at 11:00 -0500, Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> Quoting Pavel Emelyanov (xemul at openvz.org):
> > Serge E. Hallyn wrote:
> > > Quoting Subrata Modak (subrata at linux.vnet.ibm.com):
> > >> Serge,
> > >>
> > >> I have another doubt. Are we also having the plan(s) to add testcases
> > >> for testing this new feature (Device whitelist on cgroups) added in
> > >> 2.6.26 under the DEVICE NAMESPACE category !!
> > >>
> > >> Regards--
> > >> Subrata
> > > 
> > > That's something I expect Veerendra would do next year.  (Veerendra,
> > > if you have time this year, please let me know).
> > > 
> > > It also seems likely that the openvz folks, who are using this,
> > > have some testcases they could share.  Pavel?
> > 
> > We have and we could share them, but unfortunately their 
> > *implementation* is completely useless without the whole 
> > testing infrastructure we use (which it turn is too heavy
> > and too Virtuozzo-specific to be shared).
> > 
> > All I can is provide a single testcase we perform: set some
> > permissions and check that the allowed devices are allowed
> > and not allowed are not allowed ;)
> 
> Ok, thanks, Pavel.  Sounds like starting from scratch would be
> the simplest thing here.

Pavel,

You can even share that single test case with us. This can help
Veerendra to get a direction when he starts writing for DEVICE Namespace
test cases either this year, or, next year. I feel it´s always better to
get a good start if we have some direction in our hands. Pavel, please
share the same.

Regards--
Subrata

> 
> -serge



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