[PATCH 02/10] docs: ABI: sysfs-bus-event_source-devices-hv_gpci: Document processor_bus_topology sysfs interface file

Kajol Jain kjain at linux.ibm.com
Fri Jun 9 21:39:53 AEST 2023

Add details of the new hv-gpci interface file called
"processor_bus_topology" in the ABI documentation.

Signed-off-by: Kajol Jain <kjain at linux.ibm.com>
 .../sysfs-bus-event_source-devices-hv_gpci    | 29 +++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 29 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-event_source-devices-hv_gpci b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-event_source-devices-hv_gpci
index 12e2bf92783f..6d633167268e 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-event_source-devices-hv_gpci
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-event_source-devices-hv_gpci
@@ -80,3 +80,32 @@ Contact:	Linux on PowerPC Developer List <linuxppc-dev at lists.ozlabs.org>
 Description:	read only
 		This sysfs file exposes the cpumask which is designated to make
 		HCALLs to retrieve hv-gpci pmu event counter data.
+What:		/sys/devices/hv_gpci/interface/processor_bus_topology
+Date:		June 2023
+Contact:	Linux on PowerPC Developer List <linuxppc-dev at lists.ozlabs.org>
+Description:	admin read only
+		This sysfs file exposes the system topology information by making HCALL
+		H_GET_PERF_COUNTER_INFO. The HCALL is made with counter request value
+		* This sysfs file is only be created for power10 and above platforms.
+		* User need root access to read data from this sysfs file.
+		* Incase the HCALL fails with hardware/permission issue, or the support for
+		  PROCESSOR_BUS_TOPOLOGY counter request value removed, this sysfs file still be
+		  created and give error when reading it.
+		* The end user reading this sysfs file need to decode sysfs file data as per
+		  underneath platform/firmware.
+		Possible error codes while reading this sysfs file:
+		* "-EPERM" : Partition is not permitted to retrieve performance information,
+			    required to set "Enable Performance Information Collection" option.
+		* "-EOPNOTSUPP" : Requested system information is not available for the firmware
+				  level and platform.
+		* "-EIO" : Can't retrieve system information because of invalid buffer length/invalid address
+			   or because of some hardware error. Refer getPerfCountInfo documentation for
+			   more information.
+		* "-EFBIG" : System information exceeds PAGE_SIZE.

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