RE: [PATCH] Support for "hardware burn-in" stage (updated)
Looks nice Chris,
>From a hardware/bios designer perspective, I like this addition to the
memory test feature of Linux.
One suggestion/thought, should the Memory test feature be also
listed/grouped with it? (this may be a separate issue though)
From: Chris Lamb [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 9:26 AM
Subject: [PATCH] Support for "hardware burn-in" stage (updated)
This is my updated patch to support a hardware burn-in stage in D-I by way
of enhancing the existing cpuburn package in Debian. Please refer to the
original thread for justification and discussion, etc.
This updated patch attempts to auto-detect the burn type to use, and
incorporates a number of suggestions made on the previous thread.
The patch is in three parts:
1. Modifies cpuburn packaging to be more accomodating to another binary
package. (This is mostly moving debian/foo -> debian/cpuburn.foo, etc.)
2. Moves all patches from the .diff.gz to debian/patches and quilt. (This
is completely optional and only required if building directly from the
3. Adds the cpuburn-udeb package (the interesting bit)
By request, I have uploaded some screenshots and .deb packages for i386 and
Please validate SHA1 checksums before use
Chris Lamb, UK email@example.com