[PATCH] ipmi: kcs: aspeed: Update port address comments
minyard at acm.org
Fri Sep 23 10:46:31 AEST 2022
On Fri, Sep 23, 2022 at 12:38:08AM +0000, ChiaWei Wang wrote:
> > From: Corey Minyard <tcminyard at gmail.com> On Behalf Of Corey Minyard
> > Sent: Friday, September 23, 2022 8:21 AM
> > On Fri, Sep 23, 2022 at 12:08:07AM +0000, ChiaWei Wang wrote:
> > > Hi Corey,
> > >
> > > > From: Corey Minyard <tcminyard at gmail.com> On Behalf Of Corey
> > Minyard
> > > > Sent: Friday, September 23, 2022 2:58 AM
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, Sep 20, 2022 at 10:03:33AM +0800, Chia-Wei Wang wrote:
> > > > > Remove AST_usrGuide_KCS.pdf as it is no longer maintained.
> > > >
> > > > Even if it's no longer maintained, is it useful? It seems better to
> > > > leave in useful documentation unless it has been replaced with something
> > else.
> > >
> > > This document has no permeant public link to access.
> > > Aspeed has dropped this file but we keep receiving customer request asking
> > for this document.
> > > The most important part regarding KCS port rule is still kept in the updated
> > comment.
> > I mean, if you have code that is implementing what is documented, why did
> > you remove the document? I don't understand why you would retire
> > documentation that people still want to use.
> > I could put it on the IPMI sourceforge or github page as a historical document.
> This document is a personal note of one of our former employee.
> It is known to only the owner and his supporting customers.
> Most of us has no access to this document.
> In addition, after chip revision, certain information is not guaranteed anymore.
Ok, I'll take the patch. Thanks.
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