Subject: Re: systrace features?
To: Sam Leffler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alistair Crooks <email@example.com>
Date: 09/24/2003 12:37:56
On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 08:19:07PM -0700, Sam Leffler wrote:
> > I have written the code for two extra options to systrace that I
> > think will help when systrace comes across less than usual situations.
> > They are:
> > Randomly cause system calls to fail.
> > * This can be used to explore code paths that may only be taken
> > rarely. When used with automatic policy generation, this helps
> > the policy to converge on a programs actual behaviour.
> You should learn about the ROC project going on at UCBerkeley/Stanford.
> Part of that work is a tool for fault injection testing of systems.
> Look for FIG on Pete Broadwell's page.
Fault-injection as a means of testing systems has been around for a
while (ORCHESTRA, http://www.pdl.cmu.edu/SDI/1996/jahanian.html), if
not before, and newer implementations like Mendosus, leading up to
hybrid implementations as found in
Alistair Crooks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Wasabi Systems, Inc. http://www.wasabisystems.com/