[RFC PATCH linux dev-4.7 4/6] misc: Add Aspeed BT IPMI BMC driver

Patrick Williams patrick at stwcx.xyz
Thu Sep 15 20:51:29 AEST 2016


On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 10:36:46AM +0200, C├ędric Le Goater wrote:
> >> I'm not sure there. When I open /dev/ttyUSB0 I'm talking to the USB0
> >> serial device. When I open /dev/mtd0, I'm talking to the mtd0 device.
> >> So when I open /dev/ipmi-bt-bmc, I would expect to talk to the BMC
> >> device?
> > 
> > Yes. I went a little too far in the global rename. /dev/ipmi-bt-bmc makes 
> 
> I meant /dev/ipmi-bt-host ! :)

Does it make sense to have these numbered?  I thought Brenden proposed
an emulated bt-over-i2c.  We could also conceive of an SOC that had
multiple LPC (+bt) engines to facilitate multiple nodes, or an off-board
FPGA to do it.

-- 
Patrick Williams
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