FWTS 15.11.00 released

Alex Hung of Canonlical has announced the release of FWTS (FirmWare Test Suite) version 15.11.00, the November 2015 quarterly release, with multiple changes to the UEFI and ACPI tools.

= Significant Updates =
 * Update ACPICA to version 20150930

= New Features =
  * Add in the notion of ACPI compliance tests.
  * MADT subtables: Local SAPIC structure has 3 reserved bytes, not 1
  * ACPI: MADT: update GICC flag checks for ACPI 6.0
  * ACPI: MADT: further update to GICC flag checks for 6.0
  * acpi: method: skip scope names in method_evaluate_method
  * acpi: method: add _GPE test
  * acpi: method: add _TSN test
  * acpi: method: add _TFP test
  * acpi: method: add _EC test
  * acpi: method: add _CWS test
  * acpi: method: add _BTH test
  * auto-packager: mkpackage.sh: add xenial
  * acpi: tpm2: add check for zero control area address (LP: #1506442)
  * securebootcert: change fail to warning when MS UEFI CA not found in DB
  * lib: fwts_uefi: add BMC device path define
  * uefidump: add dumping the BMC device path
  * uefibootpath: add test for the BMC device path
  * lib: fwts_uefi: add the URI device path define
  * uefibootpath: add test for the URI device path
  * uefidump: add dumping for the URI device path
  * lib: fwts_uefi: add the UFS device path define
  * uefidump: add dumping for the UFS device path
  * uefibootpath: add test for the UFS device path

= Fixed Bugs =
  * dmi: dmicheck: fix SMBIOS issues on aarch64 systems
  * acpidump: add missing reserved fields to MADT structures
  * cpufreq: the calibration is taking a long time, make it faster
  * acpi: tcpa: replace tab with spaces to fix formatting alignment

More Information:

http://fwts.ubuntu.com/release/fwts-V15.11.00.tar.gz
https://launchpad.net/~firmware-testing-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa-fwts-stable
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirmwareTestSuite/ReleaseNotes/15.11.00
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fwts

 

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