[PATCH 1/11] Expose pseries devicetree_update()

Paul Mackerras paulus at samba.org
Thu Mar 14 19:49:39 EST 2013

On Fri, Mar 08, 2013 at 09:59:26PM -0600, Nathan Fontenot wrote:
> From: Jesse Larrew <jlarrew at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> When rtasd receives a PRRN event, it needs to make a series of RTAS
> calls (ibm,update-nodes and ibm,update-properties) to retrieve the
> updated device tree information. These calls are already handled in the
> pseries_devtree_update() routine used in partition migration.
> This patch simply exposes pseries_devicetree_update() so it can be
> called by rtasd. pseries_devicetree_update() and supporting functions
> are also modified to take a 32-bit 'scope' parameter. This parameter is
> required by the ibm,update-nodes/ibm,update-properties RTAS calls, and
> the appropriate value is contained within the RTAS event for PRRN
> notifications. In pseries_devicetree_update() it was previously
> hard-coded to 1, the scope value for partition migration.
> Signed-off-by: Nathan Fontenot <nfont at linux.vnet.ibm.com>

Patch looks fine, so:

Acked-by: Paul Mackerras <paulus at samba.org>

However, you could usefully put some of the description from your 0/11
email into this patch description, since the 0/11 email doesn't get
preserved in git.


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