Bug 1263718 - undocumented new options for hwlatdetect and cyclictest
undocumented new options for hwlatdetect and cyclictest
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rt-tests (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
unspecified Severity unspecified
: rc
: 7.3
Assigned To: John Kacur
Jiri Kastner
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Blocks: 1263719 1313485 1274397 RT7.3-Prio
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Reported: 2015-09-16 09:46 EDT by Jiri Kastner
Modified: 2016-11-04 01:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-11-04 01:13:59 EDT
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Update the cyclictest man page (17.28 KB, application/mbox)
2016-04-25 10:22 EDT, John Kacur
no flags Details
rt-tests-Update-the-cyclictest-man-page.patch (17.82 KB, patch)
2016-04-25 12:47 EDT, John Kacur
no flags Details | Diff
Add missing option to hwlatdetect man-page (2.49 KB, patch)
2016-05-20 08:19 EDT, John Kacur
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2016:2391 normal SHIPPED_LIVE rt-tests bug fix update 2016-11-03 09:54:15 EDT

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Description Jiri Kastner 2015-09-16 09:46:30 EDT
Description of problem:
0.93 version added new options for cyclictest and hwlatdetect, which are not documented in man page.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
always on 0.93

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install rt-tests-0.93
2. compare output of 'cyclictest --help' and 'man cyclictest'
3. compare output of 'hwlatdetect --help' and 'man hwlatdetect'

Actual results:
missing '--watch' option for hwlatdetect and '--secaligned' for cyclictest

Expected results:
all options documented

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jiri Kastner 2015-09-16 09:47:12 EDT
############# reproducer ##############
[root@dell-per815-02 ~]# zcat /usr/share/man/man8/cyclictest.8.gz | man2html | grep "\-\-numa"
<DT><B>\-U, --numa</B>
[root@dell-per815-02 ~]# cyclictest --help | grep "\-\-numa"
-U       --numa            Standard NUMA testing (similar to SMP option)
[root@dell-per815-02 ~]# zcat /usr/share/man/man8/cyclictest.8.gz | man2html | grep "\-\-secali"
[root@dell-per815-02 ~]# cyclictest --help | grep "\-\-secali"
         --secaligned [USEC] align thread wakeups to the next full second,
[root@dell-per815-02 ~]# zcat /usr/share/man/man8/hwlatdetect.8.gz| man2html | grep "\-\-watch"
[root@dell-per815-02 ~]# hwlatdetect --help | grep "\-\-watch"
  --watch               print sample data to stdout as it arrives
[root@dell-per815-02 ~]#
Comment 4 John Kacur 2016-04-25 10:22 EDT
Created attachment 1150522 [details]
Update the cyclictest man page

I just sent this patch upstream
Comment 5 John Kacur 2016-04-25 12:47 EDT
Created attachment 1150556 [details]

Here's an updated version of the patch with some spell fixes and and ack from Clark
Comment 6 John Kacur 2016-05-20 08:19 EDT
Created attachment 1159892 [details]
Add missing option to hwlatdetect man-page
Comment 7 John Kacur 2016-05-20 08:48:28 EDT
Fixed in
and up
Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2016-11-04 01:13:59 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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