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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 2/2] fdc-test: Check RELATIVE SEEK beyond track
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 2/2] fdc-test: Check RELATIVE SEEK beyond track 0/80
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 11:35:44 +0200
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Am 23.07.2012 19:09, schrieb Blue Swirl:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 9:03 AM, Pavel Hrdina <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I tested it on the real floppy and the behavior is more complicated.
> This reminds me of an idea: it could be interesting to make qtest test
> real hardware, for example using a serial port to feed commands and
> get responses. The same protocol which libqtest uses could be
> interpreted by a boot loader level program or kernel module.
The existing qtest cases wouldn't necessarily work there because they
don't care about timing. Not sure if it's worth the effort writing real
drivers in qtest cases just to be able to run them against real hardware