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FirmWare Test Suite 18.05.00 released

New Features:
* fan: add cooling_device# to error messages
* doc: adding acpitests, uefitests and sbbr options to man page
* acpi: syntaxcheck: change it from batch to batch-experimental
* fwts_framework: add an “ifv” option for Independent Firmware Vendor
* dmicheck: skip checks of DMI default values for IFV
* acpi: method: add test for _CLS control method
* lib: create helper functions for device identification objects
* acpi: devices: add common objects
* fwts-frontend-text: add a recommended option for IFV (IBV)
* fwts-frontend-text: add an option for ARM SBBR
* auto-packager: mkpackage.sh: add cosmic
* ACPICA: Update to version 20180427
* ACPICA: Update to version 20180508
* README: Add libpci-dev dependency ppc64el
* cpufreq: Add support to read boost frequencies

See announcement for list of bugfixes.

https://lists.01.org/pipermail/luv/2018-May/002735.html
http://fwts.ubuntu.com/release/fwts-V18.05.00.tar.gz
https://launchpad.net/~firmware-testing-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa-fwts-stable
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirmwareTestSuite/ReleaseNotes/18.05.00
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fwts

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FWTS 18.03.00 is released

FWTS 18.03.00 is released.

New Features:
* ACPICA: Update to version 20180313
* dmi: dmicheck: add chassis type for Type 3

http://fwts.ubuntu.com/release/fwts-V18.03.00.tar.gz
https://launchpad.net/~firmware-testing-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa-fwts-stable
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirmwareTestSuite/ReleaseNotes/18.03.00
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fwts

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Firmware Test Suite 18.02.00 is released

New Features:
* ACPICA: Update to version 20180209
* uefirtvariable: add test for EFI_VARIABLE_AUTHENTICATED_WRITE_ACCESS attribute

See full announcement for list of bugfixes.

In related news, LUV has picked up the latest FWTS.

http://fwts.ubuntu.com/release/fwts-V18.02.00.tar.gz
https://launchpad.net/~firmware-testing-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa-fwts-stable
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirmwareTestSuite/ReleaseNotes/18.02.00
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fwts
https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/fwts-announce

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Firmware Test Suite 18.01.00 released

New Features:
* ACPICA: Update to version 20180105
Lots of bugfixes, see changelog for list.

http://fwts.ubuntu.com/release/fwts-V18.01.00.tar.gz
https://launchpad.net/~firmware-testing-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa-fwts-stable
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirmwareTestSuite/ReleaseNotes/18.01.00
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fwts
https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/fwts-announce

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FWTS added to Debian

Canonical-based FWTS obviously has Ubuntu packaging, but  it now has Debian packaging!

https://ftp-master.debian.org/new/fwts_17.11.00-1.html

Looking forward to seeing an entry for Debian — and any other Linux distro which supports UEFI Secure Boot — alongiside the sole entry by Ubuntu here:

http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git/hwe/fwts.git/tree/src/uefi/securebootcert/sbkeydefs.h

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FWTS 17.11.00 released (and added to LUV)

The November 2017 release of FirmWare Test Suite is out, with many ACPI changes, and a few UEFI changes.

New Features:
* acpi: devices: add a new test for acpi ec device
* acpi: devices: add a new test for ACPI AC adapter device
* acpi: devices: add a new test for ACPI battery device
* acpi: devices: add a new test for smart battery device
* acpi: devices: add new tests for power and sleep button devices
* acpi: madt: check GICD’s system vector according to mantis 1819 (ACPI 6.2a)
* acp: nfit: add platform capability according to manit 1831 (ACPI 6.2a)
* lib: add new large resource data type for _CRS methods
* acpi: sdev: add ACPI SDEV test (mantis 1632)
* acpi: dppt: add ACPI PDTT test (mantis 1576)
* acpi: devices: add new tests for lid device
* acpi: devices: add new tests for ambient light sensor device
* acpi: devices: add new tests for time and alarm device
* acpi: devices: add new tests for wireless power calibration device
* acpi: add tests for _SRT control method
* auto-packager: mkpackage.sh: add bionic
* fwts: add bash command-line completion
* Add ACPI 1.0 RSDP test to make sure RSDT field isn’t null
* ACPICA: Update to version 20171110
* uefi: uefidump: add dumping for BluetoothLE device path
* uefi: uefidump: add dumping for DNS device path
* uefi: uefibootpath: add test for BluetoothLE device path
* uefi: uefibootpath: add test for DNS device path

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fwts
http://fwts.ubuntu.com/release/fwts-V17.11.00.tar.gz
https://launchpad.net/~firmware-testing-team/+archive/ubuntu/ppa-fwts-stable
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/FirmwareTestSuite/ReleaseNotes/17.11.00

See full announcement for list of few-dozen bugfixes.

Full announcement:
https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/fwts-announce

In related news,  Gayatri Kammela has added this updated FWTS to LUV.

Update FWTS to version v17.11.00

Full patch:
https://lists.01.org/mailman/listinfo/luv

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