Testing and Verification
This page describes mechanisms to test the various architecture dependent software, such as toolchain and Linux kernel.
Dejagnu (http://www.gnu.org/software/dejagnu/) is used by many GNU and other tools as a test environment, and should be installed on the host before running any of the tests.
Binutils comes with a testsuite.
While the kernel itself doesn't come with any extensive test suite, the Linux Test Project - LTP (http://ltp.sourceforge.net/) provides an