Commit 9bb306bd authored by Ricardo Martincoski's avatar Ricardo Martincoski Committed by Thomas Petazzoni
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support/testing: large timeout for login prompt

When running multiple instances of emulator in parallel, the login
prompt can take some time to appear.

Use a large timeout when waiting for the prompt to avoid random

Signed-off-by: default avatarRicardo Martincoski <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarThomas Petazzoni <>
parent f98b93da
......@@ -72,8 +72,10 @@ class Emulator(object):
# Wait for the login prompt to appear, and then login as root with
# the provided password, or no password if not specified.
def login(self, password=None):
# The login prompt can take some time to appear when running multiple
# instances in parallel, so set the timeout to a large value
index = self.qemu.expect(["buildroot login:", pexpect.TIMEOUT],
if index != 0:
self.logfile.write("==> System does not boot")
raise SystemError("System does not boot")
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