Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 457761
Review Request: dt - Generic data test program
Last modified: 2012-04-13 11:53:31 EDT
Spec URL: http://kevinverma.fedorapeople.org/packages/dt/dt.spec
SRPM URL: http://kevinverma.fedorapeople.org/packages/dt/dt-15.14-3.fc9.src.rpm
Description: 'dt' is a generic data test program used to verify proper operation of peripherals and for obtaining performance information. Since verification of
data is performed, 'dt' can be thought of as a generic diagnostic tool.
'dt' command lines are similar to the 'dd' program, which is popular on most
UNIX systems. It contains numerous options to give the user complete control of
the test parameters.
'dt' has been used to successfully test disks, tapes, serial lines, parallel
lines, pipes, and memory mapped files. In fact, 'dt' can be used for any device
which allows the standard open, read, write, & close system calls. Special
support is necessary for some devices, such as serial lines, for setting up the
speed, parity, data bits, etc.
Available documentation is located in /usr/doc/dt-15.14. Sample scripts
and config data are installed in /usr/share/dt.
I am a new contributor and I am seeking a sponsor.
The package name and the corresponding binary and directory
names are too short in my opinion. See
for some reasoning.
"404: Not Found." everywhere + no reply on Patrice' comment.