<p>PXE boot is a quick and easy way to install any SUSE/openSUSE product on a machine. It doesn't require any boot media and today virtually any system is capable of booting using PXE. </p>
<p>The architecture team maintains a tftp server with boot loaders, boot loader configurations and installation images for a variety of architectures and products. Currently in the Nuernberg office this PXE boot service is only available in the network of the architecture team. Since tftp is unicast, the server should be reachable from anywhere in the internal network. What is missing is the information about the address of the tftp server and the image to boot from this server.
The user space interface of evdev is pretty generic. All hardware abstraction is done in the kernel driver, device properties are mapped to a set of generic properties. The properties can be queried thru a generic interface only very few parameters are set from user space. In user space the evdev API is used by Xorg's evdev driver and libinput.
<p>There are numerous testing tools for the GFX stack available - the oldes being the xtest suite. At the same time, we are still lacking automated test environments for the funktionalities of DRM, Mesa and X. Ideally the tests should be performed automatically and unattended and the results should be compared to previous runs to detect regressions.</p>
<p>Research what tools exist to date and how they can be employed.</p>