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Re: ATF tests still failing to complete within 2 hours on amd64
On Thu, Dec 01, 2011 at 06:15:43PM +0200, Andreas Gustafsson wrote:
> Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> > I guess the question at this point is, how do we debug this? I'm willing
> > to accept that my rnd/entropy changes may have somehow triggered the
> > problem, but since I've come as close as I can to simply isolating rump
> > from the entropy subsystem and the problem persists -- I don't really know
> > where to look.
> I think the general principle would be to choose a test that is
> failing consistently when run in isolation, and then poke it with a
> debugger to it to see why it is failing.
> For example, if I do the following on i386:
> cd /usr/tests/lib/librumphijack
> ./t_tcpip http
> I get a core file, and gdb tells me:
I will set up an i386 VM and try to see what's wrong with the mutex
handling in question. Or whether the cprng_strong is corrupt. Or
whether I'm stumped again.
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