Difference between revisions of "Board Farm"

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= Software =
 
= Software =
* http://labgrid.readthedocs.io / http://labgrid.org
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* Labgrid  : http://labgrid.readthedocs.io - http://labgrid.org
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* CI-RT    : https://ci-rt.linutronix.de
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* R4D      : https://github.com/ci-rt/r4d - https://github.com/ci-rt/libr4d
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* Libvirt  : https://github.com/ci-rt/libvirt-debian
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* Jenkins  : https://github.com/ci-rt/libvirt-slave-plugin
  
 
= Notes =
 
= Notes =
 
* spend money on USB serial adapter cables - cheap adapters sometimes drop connections and are a pain to debug
 
* spend money on USB serial adapter cables - cheap adapters sometimes drop connections and are a pain to debug
 
** FTDI cables seem to work well.
 
** FTDI cables seem to work well.

Revision as of 08:28, 30 October 2017

Here is some information about board farms.

Actions

  • create a mailing list?
  • define API between test framework and DUT controller layer?
  • survey of existing tools, hardware, practices
  • collection of presentations?
    • that is, add a list of presentations on this topic from previous conferences
    • "Herd Your Boards, Become a Farmer" by Geert Uytterhoeven at ELCE2016
    • "Automation beyond Testing and Embedded System Validation" by Jan Luebbe (Pengutronix) at ELCE2017

People

Add your name and contact information if you would like to be notified when an e-mail list is created, or are generally interested in this topic:

  • Andrew Murray - <amurray (at) witekio.com>
  • Tim Bird - <tim.bird (at) sony.com>
  • Robert Schwebel <r.schwebel (at) pengutronix.de>
  • Arnout Vandecappelle - <arnout at mind dot be> -- doesn't have a board farm but is interested
  • Mirza Krak - <mirza.krak (at) endian.se>
  • Alan Bennett - <alan (at) opensourcefoundries.com>
  • Geert Uytterhoeven - <geert (at) linux-m68k.org>
  • Andrea Scian - <andrea.scian (at) dave.eu>
  • Kieran Bingham - <kbingham (at) kernel.org>
  • Jan Lübbe - <j.luebbe (at) pengutronix.de>
  • Marco Cavallini - <m.cavallini (at) koansoftware.com>

Best Practices

Issues/Requirements

Misc / Tools

Hardware

Software

Notes

  • spend money on USB serial adapter cables - cheap adapters sometimes drop connections and are a pain to debug
    • FTDI cables seem to work well.