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Re: [Freeipmi-devel] KCS Driver & SMS_ATN Register

From: Anand Babu Periasamy
Subject: Re: [Freeipmi-devel] KCS Driver & SMS_ATN Register
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 01:16:05 -0800

On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 8:38 AM, Al Chu <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hey A.B,
>> Al, Unfortunately SMS_ATN is KCS specific. So we can't create an
>> abstracted API.
> There's no reason other drivers won't have "interrupt callbacks" in the
> future.  We can abstract it by calling the API function something like
> "interrupt_callback".  The only driver supported with it would be KCS in
> the beginning.
> Al

Then lets create an API and return ENOTSUP erno for system interfaces
other than KCS (for now). It makes sense for higher level abstracted
API to call get-message-flags in addition. This function is already
asynchronous.  Application developers would prefer an async API over
callback framework.

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