Alistair Francis alistair23 at
Thu Apr 30 17:23:44 UTC 2020

On Wed, Apr 22, 2020 at 9:49 AM Alistair Francis <alistair23 at> wrote:
> Hey,
> I'm seeing something strange with the strace tests. The syslog test
> always hangs at this syscall:
> syslog(3 /* SYSLOG_ACTION_READ_ALL */, ..., 64) =
> From what I can tell that is the correct behaviour as it should block
> until it reads something from the syslog. The problem is there is
> nothing to read so this just hangs forever. Am I missing something
> should the test somehow generate syslogs?
> I added some printk() statements in the kernel and that fixes the test
> as there is now something in the syslog, but that doesn't seem like
> the right fix.

Ping, do you mind helping me with this?


> Alistair

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