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Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 4.7 Test Day Instructions for RC2+ : Call to action for people who added new features / functionality to Xen 4.7

Hi all,

I added the following sections based on git logs to man pages. Authors are on 
the CC list and should review and modify (or suggest edits by replying to this 
thread). I added/updated/added TODO's to:

I do have some questions, to ...
- Konrad/Ross: is there any documentation for xSplice which I have missed?
- Julien: Any ARM specific stuff you want people to test?
- Doug: are there any docs / tests for KCONFIG you want to push
- George: are there any manual tests for credit 2 hard affinity, for hotplug 
disk backends (drbd, iscsi, &c) and soft reset for HVM guests that should be 

For the following sections there are some TODO's - please verify and modify and 
once OK, remove the TODO from the wiki pages.

VCPU-PIN (Juergen Gross)

RTDS (Meng Xu, Chong Li)
- Meng, you mention improvements to the RTDS scheduler in another thread
- Are any specific test instructions needed in 

COLO (Wen Congyang)
- http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/COLO_-_Coarse_Grain_Lock_Stepping

USB (Chunyan Liu)
- http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen_USB_Passthrough#PVUSB
- http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen_USB_Passthrough#PVUSB_in_xl.2Flibxl

CDP (He Chen)

Are there any other big items that are missing?


> On 5 May 2016, at 18:08, Lars Kurth <lars.kurth.xen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I updated http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen_Project_Test_Days and created 
> http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen_4.7_RC_test_instructions (note that we 
> only have one page for all RC's now to avoid unnecessary copy and pasting).
> For those who want new features to be tested, please expect to 
> a) Explain what to test (a very short description of the feature)
> b) Add some instructions on how to test (e.g. some command line instructions)
> You can add a new headline (an example is marked with TODO) to either
> - 
> http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen_4.7_RC_test_instructions#Specific_ARM_Test_Instructions
> - 
> http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen_4.7_RC_test_instructions#Specific_x86_Test_Instructions
> - OR 
> http://wiki.xenproject.org/wiki/Xen_4.7_RC_test_instructions#RC_specific_things_to_test
>  (under a specific RC heading)
> I will start promoting Test Days from early next week (on the blog, but also 
> on the mailing lists). The more specific test instructions for Xen 4.7 
> related features, the better the coverage will be and the more likely people 
> are to actually test.
> Best Regards
> Lars

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