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Re: [Freeipmi-devel] [PATCH v2 0/5]

From: Albert Chu
Subject: Re: [Freeipmi-devel] [PATCH v2 0/5]
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 10:26:34 -0700

Everything looks good and works on my one node.  Will push to master
and backport to 1.6.X stable branch shortly.

Is it urgent to do a release?


On Wed, 2018-08-01 at 11:01 -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> I ran into an ARM server that describes its system interface only via
> the SPMI ACPI table and not via SMBIOS. freeipmi has SPMI support,
> but
> its implementation accesses ACPI tables using /dev/mem, which isn't
> safe to do on ARM. In fact, this code is #ifdef'd out for ARM
> platforms.
> This series teaches freeipmi how to parse ACPI tables out of sysfs,
> keeping the fallback /dev/mem implementation as a fallback. It also
> fixes a couple of apparent bugs in the SPMI parsing itself.
> Tested on a HiSilicon D06 ARM Server, and 4 x86 servers:
> HP ProLiant DL165 G7
> HP ProLiant DL385 G7
> QuantaGrid D52B
> Supermicro Super Server
> I've actually not been able to get the existing /dev/mem code to work
> on any platform I've tried myself, so I was unable to regression test
> it.
> v2:
>   * Rebased on current master.
>   * Update Changelog.
>   * Support systems with multiple SPMI instances.
> dann frazier (5):
>   Don't try to separate the header from the ACPI table data
>   Split RSDT/XSDT parsing into new function
>   Add support for parsing SPMI tables exposed via sysfs
>   Allow sysfs SPMI parsing on ARM platforms
>   Correct order of bytes in specification_revision field of ACPI SPMI
>     table
>  ChangeLog                                  |  15 ++
>  libfreeipmi/locate/ipmi-locate-acpi-spmi.c | 259 ++++++++++++++++---
> --
>  2 files changed, 218 insertions(+), 56 deletions(-)
Albert Chu
Computer Scientist
High Performance Systems Division
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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