[cip-dev] Board at desk - Single dev. beta release: KernelCI + LAVAv2 on your machine to test kernels

Agustin Benito Bethencourt agustin.benito at codethink.co.uk
Wed Feb 22 18:51:19 UTC 2017

Dear CIP friends,

The Civil Infrastructure Platform project[1], a Linux Foundation 
Initiative, is happy to announce the publication of a customised and 
easy to deploy instance of the KernelCI + LAVAv2 projects as a vagrant 
VM image/recipe, containing the tools and configurations used and 
developed by the kernelci project, the biggest collaborative testing effort.

This VM is configured so any developer can deploy it in her machine and 
test a specific kernel on a board physically connected to it.

Please visit the Download page[2] if you are interested in using 
kernelci on your own machine. To learn more about the current release 
please visit the feature page[3].

Goal of this effort

kernelci.org[4] is designed as a "open collaborative service", mostly 
used by the Linux Kernel community. At CIP, we believe this effort we 
now publish under beta state will help:

a.- To create a first step towards "trusted testing" within CIP for 
every member and the CIP kernel maintainer.

b.- To extend and simplify the current use case satisfied by 
kernelci.org, focusing on those embedded developers that have direct 
access to boards, by reducing the deployment, configuration and 
maintenance costs.

c.- To severely increase the number of developers and organizations 
willing to participate in kernelci.org by providing a simple mechanism 
to evaluate the technologies involved and to test Linux kernels.

The final release date will depend on the feedback received. Check the 
roadmap[5] for further details. CIP is a community project so we welcome 
contributions[6] to this effort.

Download kernelci Board @desk - Single dev[2]

[1] https://www.cip-project.org/
[2] https://wiki.linuxfoundation.org/civilinfrastructureplatform/cipdownload
[4] https://kernelci.org/

Best Regards
Agustin Benito Bethencourt
Principal Consultant - FOSS at Codethink
agustin.benito at codethink.co.uk

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