Firmware Test Suite 17.09.00 released

FWTS 17.09.00 has been released. New UEFI, ACPI, and IPMI features. MANY bugfixes, see the full announcement.

New Features:
* ACPICA: Update to version 20170831
* dmi: dmicheck: Add BMC Interface Type definitions from IPMI spec
* lib: fwts_acpi_tables: add a new function to check Reserved field
* lib: fwts_acpi_tables: add a new function to check reserved bits
* efi_runtime: add resetsystem runtime service

http://fwts.ubuntu.com/release/fwts-V17.09.00.tar.gz
https://launchpad.net/~firmware-testing-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa-fwts-stable
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirmwareTestSuite/ReleaseNotes/17.09.00
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fwts

https://lists.01.org/pipermail/luv/2017-September/002089.html

 

FWTS 15.12.00 released

Alex Hung of Canonical has announced the quarterly release of 15.12.00 of FirmWare TestSuite (FWTS). Besides updating to ACPICA to 20151124, it includes the following new features, including a handful of new UEFI features:

  * live-image/fwts-frontend-text: add a selection for recommended
  * data: klog.json: add in some more kernel error messages for 4.3
  * ACPI: Add ASPT test
  * lib: framework: allow mixed tests and test category options
  * fwts: framework: Add –log-level option
  * lib: fwts_uefi: add SD device path define
  * Boot path sync with UEFI spec. 2.5
  * uefibootpath: add test for the SD device path
  * uefidump: add dumping for the SD device path
  * lib: fwts_uefi: add efi bluetooth device path define
  * uefibootpath: add test for the bluetooth device path
  * uefidump: add dumping for the bluetooth device path
  * lib: fwts_uefi: add wireless device path define
  * uefibootpath: add test for the wireless device path
  * uefidump: add dumping for the wireless device path
  * lib: fwts_uefi: add ramdisk device path define
  * uefibootpath: add test for the ramdisk device path
  * uefidump: add dumping for the ramdisk device path

See full announcement for list of bugs fixed in this release.

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fwts
http://fwts.ubuntu.com/release/fwts-V15.12.00.tar.gz
https://launchpad.net/~firmware-testing-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa-fwts-stable
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirmwareTestSuite/ReleaseNotes/15.12.00

FWTS updated

Ivan Hu of Canonical has announced the release of FWTS (FirmWare TestSuite), to 5.09.00. FWTS is a set of command line tools for Ubuntu-based and related Linux systems. It also includes a curses-based interface frontend, which is also the default UI to FWTS-live. FWTS is also included in LUV, the Linux UEFI Validation distribution, but it may be a few days until this latest release has been updated in LUV-live. The release features many bugfixes, as well as some new updates/features, including:

* Update ACPICA to version 20150717
* SMBios 3.0.0 tests supported
* acpi: add _CR3 test
* acpi: add _MTL test
* acpi: add _RST test
* acpi: add _PRR test
* dmicheck: SMBIOS 3.0.0 test

For more information, see the full announcement on the fwts-announce mailling list, and see the full changelog, /usr/share/doc/fwts/changelog.Debian.gz in the source tarball.

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fwts
http://fwts.ubuntu.com/release/fwts-V15.09.00.tar.gz
https://launchpad.net/~firmware-testing-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa-fwts-stable
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirmwareTestSuite/ReleaseNotes/15.09.00