On Fri, 18 Apr 2008 19:00:48 GMT
Linux Kernel Mailing List wrote:

> Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/k...926cac0fcf9b19
> Commit: e8d31c204e36e019b9134f2a11926cac0fcf9b19
> Parent: 737a460f21febe551ff1d2299b63bae9b154078f
> Author: Jason Wessel
> AuthorDate: Fri Mar 7 16:34:17 2008 -0600
> Committer: Ingo Molnar
> CommitDate: Thu Apr 17 20:05:42 2008 +0200
>
> kgdb: add kgdb internal test suite
>
> ...
>
> +static const char hexchars[] = "0123456789abcdef";


42! That's a great place to stop.

> +static char get_buf[BUFMAX];


This really needs to be renamed.

> + int (*run_test) (int, int);
> + int (*validate_put) (char *);
> +};
> +
> +static struct test_state ts;
> +
> +static int kgdbts_unreg_thread(void *ptr)
> +{
> + /* Wait until the tests are complete and then ungresiter the I/O
> + * driver.
> + */
> + while (!final_ack)
> + msleep_interruptible(1500);


Why 1.5 seconds? Seems like a pointless wats of time - can we use just 1
here?

> +#ifdef CONFIG_X86


btw, is the selftest code known to work on any other architectures?



afacit pretty much all of this code could/should be __init, but isn't?
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