Board Farm

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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

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:

  • 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>

Best Practices

Issues/Requirements

Misc / Tools

Notes

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