[Linux-kernel-mentees] Testing stable-rc v5.1.17-rc1-g57f5b343c

Amol Surati suratiamol at gmail.com
Fri Jul 5 10:22:54 UTC 2019


On Fri, Jul 05, 2019 at 11:17:21AM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 05, 2019 at 01:41:41PM +0530, Amol Surati wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Given that 5.1.17-rc1 is marked on the stable-rc repo, I attempted to
> > carry out the required 'stable release contribution' task, ahead, in
> > anticipation of receiving the stable-review email.
> > 
> > Running kselftest (as root) showed the errors displayed below.
> > 
> > Are these an indication of problems, in my environment, which I must
> > fix? Or are some of the failures meant to be ignored?
> 
> Do you get the same errors when running 5.1.16?  Try doing that on a
> "known good" release first to get your testing system set up properly.

Okay, I am building 5.1.6, to use it to calibrate the system. I think
that the two kselftest test-runs, one on each build, will match each other
in behaviour closely.

Thanks,
amol

> 
> > The 'lkmp stable release contribution' wiki isn't quite clear on what
> > needs to be done with kselftest result if there are failures in it.
> > 
> > Upon checking one of the logs of a test result from linaro - 
> > https://lkft.validation.linaro.org/scheduler/job/806628 - it is found
> > that certain tests, that fail on my side, either succeed or are marked
> > as skipped, on their side.
> 
> Some tests are skipped because of various reasons, as you are finding
> out :)
> 
> thanks,
> 
> greg k-h


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