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Date:	Tue, 6 Oct 2015 11:59:09 -0600
From:	Shuah Khan <>
To:	Hiraku Toyooka <>,
Cc:	Tony Luck <>, Kees Cook <>,, Anton Vorontsov <>,
	Mark Salyzyn <>,
	Colin Cross <>,
	Seiji Aguchi <>,
	Shuah Khan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/2] selftests/pstore: add pstore test script

On 10/02/2015 05:46 AM, Hiraku Toyooka wrote:
> These scripts include test cases which check pstore behavior. This
> is useful to avoid regressions of pstore.
> Changes since v1:
>  * Exit with 1 in pstore/Makefile when pstore_crash_test failed.
>  * Create helper functions to make the tests much more readable.
>  * Use /sys/module/pstore/parameters/backend to check pstore backend is
>    registered.
>  * Show content of /sys/module/.../backend and /proc/cmdline for debug
>  * Give UUID to each execution of test script.
>  * Write unique test string with UUID into pmsg.
>  * Check only one test string pattern appears in pmsg after crash.
>  * Check UUID written to pmsg matches across crash.
>  * Don't touch panic_on_oops because it is not necessary for reboot on crash
> (v1:
> I also confirmed that these scripts work fine with kdump reboot with
> kernel boot parameter 'crash_kexec_post_notifiers'.

Thanks. Applied to linux-kselftest next for 4.4

-- Shuah

Shuah Khan
Sr. Linux Kernel Developer
Open Source Innovation Group
Samsung Research America (Silicon Valley) | (970) 217-8978
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