Niklaus Giger wrote:
> Am Samstag, 8. April 2006 10:44 schrieb Jan Kiszka:
>> Niklaus Giger wrote:
>>> Hi everybody
> <..>
>> This is a really great idea! Of course, I already have another test
>> candidate in mind: RTnet 8). Specifically the PPC environment would be
>> interesting, as our "buildbot" (sorry, Wolfgang G. ;) ) is typically
>> very busy so that build regressions are sometimes only detected with
>> delay on that platform. Is it also possible to explicitly trigger an
>> update and rebuild?
> Yes of course. Just select a buildslave (e.g. ppc or hcu3 -> 
> http://ngiger.dyndns.org/buildbot/hcu3) and you may manually trigger it. I 
> intentionally left this facility open for everybody to test it. But it would 
> of course be possible to restrict it only to a few selected developers. 
> 
> If you want, I can help you to setup the master.cfg for a rtnet buildbot.

I would love to, but you know - time...

> 
>> But also for Xenomai I would see this as a very useful tool, e.g. for
>> 2.4 build tests (I must confess I only test sporadically against this
>> kernel).
> I will add one. Could you please e-mail me (privately if you want) a working 
> config (ppc, no cross compiling if possible). Or do you want to add a build 
> slave under your control?

Hmm, I would prefer to just use something, especially as my PPC
experiences are quite limited :). But I guess here are qualified people
listening who can quickly dig out some config.

> <..>
>> Is there no reset button you could control via a master station, e.g. by
>> attaching some cheap electronic to a parallel or serial port?
> There is a reset button, but then you have it running and consuming 
> electricity all the times.

Yep, understandable.

>> I just remember that DENX once had or still have a remote PPC test-lab
>> running. I CC'ed Wolfgang, maybe he could comment on this if and how it
>> could be used.
> I would be willing to setup a buildbot for the u-boot, too, as my board boots 
> with a very outdated version of u-boot.
> 
> Best regards
> 

Jan

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