Kernel maintenance and CIP testing report weeks 31, 32 and 33

Agustin Benito Bethencourt <agustin.benito@...>

Hi all,

these are the main tasks done in the areas where Codethink is focusing the effort the past three weeks (Weeks 31 to 33)

++Kernel maintenance

* The review of the LTS patches to update a CIP kernel is ongoing. We are expecting an update soon
* Some support through the mailing list to pending questions has been provided. Question about BSP patches backport pending.
* The following needs has been identified as coming tasks: Implement kconfig support checker and Implement mapping from kconfig symbols to source files.
* Ben Hutchings will participate at the Maintainer Summit on Oct 26th
* Talk about Kernel maintenance using CIP kernel as example has been approved by the ELCE content committee.

++CIP testing project

* Focused on LAVA update in order to fix several issues.
** QEMU health check works. Focus now is making the health check works on BBB with updated LAVA.
** Discussions with upstream on some of the issues found.
** Summary about the work done sent to cip-dev mailing list.
* Progress on having B@D working behind a web-proxy
* Daily health checks sent to the cip-testing-results mailing list
* Build artifacts referenced in the Beaglebone black health check are no longer accessible. Issue closed
* Issue in kernelci with csrf token is under investigation

As usual, for a fine grain tracking of this project you can check the CIP testing project progress board:

++Other tasks

* Data flow diagram for B@D (level 0) sent to cip-dev ML
* B@D planning and progress added to the wiki:
* ELCE workshop
** ELCE 2017 workshop page created:
** B@D 101 training session proposal sent. To be confirmed by TSC/Board

Best Regards
Agustin Benito Bethencourt
Principal Consultant - FOSS at Codethink

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