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From: Michael Cree <>
To: John Ogness <>
Cc: Richard Henderson <>,
	Ivan Kokshaysky <>,
	Matt Turner <>,
Subject: Re: Alpha hardware for printk tests?
Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 21:25:26 +1200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200513092526.GD2743@tower> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Tue, May 12, 2020 at 04:39:06PM +0200, John Ogness wrote:
> I have posted[0] a new lockless printk ringbuffer implementation. The
> ringbuffer has been tested heavily on x86_64 and arm64 SMP
> systems. However, I would also like to test it on an SMP Alpha
> system. Since the main purpose of the test is to verify the memory
> barriers, the tests need to run on real hardware.
> The new ringbuffer (with test routine) can also be built as a kernel
> module and does not require any kernel patching. It should work on any
> Linux kernel 4.20 or higher.
> Is there anyone with access to SMP Alpha hardware that would be willing
> to run the tests for me? Or can someone tell me where I might find such
> a candidate? Thanks!

I run the two Alpha ES45's building for Debian-Ports.  I can run
the tests on one of them if you provide me with instructions.


  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-13  9:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-12 14:39 Alpha hardware for printk tests? John Ogness
2020-05-13  9:25 ` Michael Cree [this message]
2020-05-13 12:17   ` John Ogness
2020-05-19 13:42     ` John Ogness
2020-05-19 20:28       ` Michael Cree
2020-05-25  9:47       ` Michael Cree

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