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Bug#851870: autopkgtest-virt-qemu: Hangs if test causes a kernel panic

On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 02:06:30PM +0000, Iain Lane wrote:
> Package: autopkgtest
> Version: 4.3
> Severity: minor
> Tags: upstream
> I was attempting to debug/fix LP: #1630578, so I wrote the attached
> package to trigger a panic manually.
> Seems that the qemu runner hangs when the panic happens. (Hopefully it's
> going to timeout eventually.)
> I thought about solving by slightly refactoring the auxverb use to use
> asyncio when waiting for the command to exit, and then also for reading
> from ttyS0 for occurrences of 'Kernel panic'.


It was fun learning a bit about asyncio to implement this on the train
back from FOSDEM. What I have currently is attached, but it's not fully
ready. I explained a problem in the commit message - if the machine is
dead due to a panic, how can we execute copyup and other commands that
autopkgtest wants to run after a failure?


Iain Lane                                  [ iain at orangesquash.org.uk ]
Debian Developer                                   [ laney at debian.org ]
Ubuntu Developer                                   [ laney at ubuntu.com ]
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