path: root/tools/testing/ktest
diff options
authorScott Wood <swood@redhat.com>2017-07-16 19:16:23 -0500
committerSteven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt@goodmis.org>2018-03-21 12:06:25 -0400
commitedbd0ede0078bde5eb539e175cd7e0e89cd82df0 (patch)
treecd4965faa26c581e6dfd1073f29b7df9e2a38a0a /tools/testing/ktest
parentktest: Add CONNECT_TIMEOUT to change the connection timeout time (diff)
ktest: Clarify config file usage
Simply telling a new user to edit "the config file" without giving any hints on where that file should go, what it should be named, or where a template can be found, is not particularly helpful. Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20170717001630.10518-1-swood@redhat.com Signed-off-by: Scott Wood <swood@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt@goodmis.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'tools/testing/ktest')
2 files changed, 5 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/tools/testing/ktest/ktest.pl b/tools/testing/ktest/ktest.pl
index a959b6f79ce5..c85a9f9342f4 100755
--- a/tools/testing/ktest/ktest.pl
+++ b/tools/testing/ktest/ktest.pl
@@ -1143,7 +1143,8 @@ sub __read_config {
sub get_test_case {
print "What test case would you like to run?\n";
print " (build, install or boot)\n";
- print " Other tests are available but require editing the config file\n";
+ print " Other tests are available but require editing ktest.conf\n";
+ print " (see tools/testing/ktest/sample.conf)\n";
my $ans = <STDIN>;
chomp $ans;
$default{"TEST_TYPE"} = $ans;
diff --git a/tools/testing/ktest/sample.conf b/tools/testing/ktest/sample.conf
index 8df62c837dd1..e628e7c8d875 100644
--- a/tools/testing/ktest/sample.conf
+++ b/tools/testing/ktest/sample.conf
@@ -1,6 +1,9 @@
# Config file for ktest.pl
+# Place your customized version of this, named ktest.conf, in the
+# working directory that ktest.pl is run from.
# Note, all paths must be absolute