Buildfarm build_test script on an embedded device.

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Tue Oct 4 20:37:10 MDT 2011

Matthieu Patou wrote:
> Hello Chris,
>> Dan Shearer wrote:
>>> On Sun, Oct 02, 2011 at 11:06:50AM -0500, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
>>>> The device is a Seagate Dockstar.  It has 128MB of RAM soldered onto
>>>> the
>>>> mainboard, and I have a 2GB swap partition allocated on the
>>>> USB-attached
>>>> 2.5" SATA drive (less than 512M of which is in use).  Yes, that'll
>>>> be slow.
>>>>   I expect that.
>>> I see your point, it's good to try all tests on a resource-constrained
>>> machine no matter how slow. Embedded is an important target for S4.
>>> doesn't give an indication of the size of the hosts: I
>>> wonder what the smallest machine is. ( I just started 'make test' on a
>>> tiny x86 machine to see what will happen.)
>> Almost 18 hours now...
> I think we need to taillor a script for such platforms as make test
> starts something like 6 or 7 samba DC in order to test different forest
> level and things like 2nd DC ...
> This takes a lot of memory so you are basically swapping all the time.
> Try the following patch, it should try to only do tests for 1 DC
> environment.


The patch you provided for build_test.fns did not quite match the file, but
I think I have applied it correctly manually.

I am running your modified script now (just started it).  I will let you
know how long it takes.  I can also provide the logs, if you are interested.


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