It produces both synthetic measurements on software-only platforms like jhbuild, performance results on actual OLPC hardware, and high-resolution power measurements on specially instrumented hardware.
In particular, you might consider:
 Contributing a Test
- The source code for tinderbox is at http://dev.laptop.org/git/projects/tinderbox -- start by checking this out via:
$ git-clone git://dev.laptop.org/projects/tinderbox
$ git-clone git+ssh://USERNAME@dev.laptop.org/git/projects/tinderbox
if you've got an account on dev.laptop.org.
Take a look at http://dev.laptop.org/git?p=projects/tinderbox;a=commitdiff;h=9b34d874c746c79309c55876b21bba14fb67ffb5 for an example of a simple test. More information about how tests are organized is at Tinderbox/Modules. Patches and new tests welcome!
 Contributing a new tinderbox slave machine
- See http://learn.laptop.org/participate for instructions.
 Testing a new Build Stream
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