On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 04:37:33PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> We already log the running test to system logs via "logger"
> but viro pointed out that we can use /dev/kmsg to insert it
> into dmesg as well. When looking at the serial console that
> could be pretty useful.
> Thanks to viro for the test -w suggestion too.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxx>
> diff --git a/check b/check
> index 268417c..09b2320 100755
> --- a/check
> +++ b/check
> @@ -457,6 +457,7 @@ do
> $timestamp && echo -n " ["`date "+%T"`"]"
> [ ! -x $seq ] && chmod u+x $seq # ensure we can run it
> $LOGGER_PROG "run xfstest $seqnum"
> + test -w /dev/kmsg && echo "run xfstest $seqnum" > /dev/kmsg
> ./$seq >$tmp.rawout 2>&1
> $timestamp && _timestamp
Might it be worthwhile adding a "_log" function that can take an
arbitrary string so in future it is easy to add new log messages?