disk_stress_ng should not test drives mounted as /boot

Bug #1667488 reported by Jeff Lane on 2017-02-23
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Provider for Plainbox - Checkbox
Medium
Jeff Lane

Bug Description

in most cases, a disk mounted as /boot should not be tested as that partition is likely too small to be testable successfully.

For example:
Model: Virtio Block Device (virtblk)
Disk /dev/vda: 7385MB
Sector size (logical/physical): 4096B/4096B
Partition Table: dasd
Disk Flags:

Number Start End Size File system Flags
 1 98.3kB 1400MB 1400MB ext2
 2 1400MB 7385MB 5985MB linux-swap(v1)

In this case vda1 is mounted to /boot and is the only usable partition on that disk.

We should intead fail and exit with appropriate messaging that indicates the partition is too small.

Jeff Lane (bladernr) on 2017-02-23
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Jeff Lane (bladernr)
tags: added: hwcert-server scripts
Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2017-03-06
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
milestone: none → 0.35.0
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Pierre Equoy (pieq) on 2017-03-13
Changed in plainbox-provider-checkbox:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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