[maemo-developers] Testing kernel modules for fremantle using emulation?

From: tero.kojo at nokia.com tero.kojo at nokia.com
Date: Tue Jan 5 08:53:29 EET 2010
> -----Original Message-----
> From: maemo-developers-bounces at maemo.org [mailto:maemo-developers-
> bounces at maemo.org] On Behalf Of ext Jason Edgecombe
> Sent: 05 January, 2010 01:48
> To: Wilms Daniel (Nokia-D/Helsinki)
> Cc: maemo-developers at maemo.org
> Subject: Re: Testing kernel modules for fremantle using emulation?
> daniel wilms wrote:
> > Hi,
> >> I need to port openafs to fremantle and the Nokia N900, but I have
> no
> >> N900 to test on. How can I emulate the a full device with full
> >> networking so I can verify that the openafs kernel module and other
> >> parts are working correctly?
> >>
> > Unfortunately this is not possible yet with the available tools. But
> > if you need help with testing, please contact me directly and I will
> > try to help you there testing the stuff.
> Hi Daniel,
> Thank you for the offer. I may take you up on it. I have one other
> tester, and I hoped to shorten the built+test cycle.
> Is there a plan to offer a fremantle VM for emulation?

In the summit there was a mention of QEMU. At some point that may be an option.

> Can I kludge something together with my N800 to run fremantle?

No, Mer is the closest relative, and that is somewhat different.

> What are my options?

Device, maybe a beagleboard as it has the same processor (but do ask someone who knows things for an opinion on that, try #maemo on freenode irc) or wait.


> Thanks,
> Jason
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