[RFC PATCH linux dev-4.7 0/6] iBT interface changes

Cédric Le Goater clg at kaod.org
Fri Sep 23 23:22:08 AEST 2016


On 09/23/2016 08:14 AM, Joel Stanley wrote:
> Hi Cedric,
> On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 4:02 PM, Cédric Le Goater <clg at kaod.org> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> This patchset introduces a couple of changes on the driver for the iBT
>> interface on Aspeed SOCs. These were suggested by mainline and have
>> some conficts with the OpenBMC userspace. The most important are name
>> changes, which impact the btbridge daemon, but nothing is requiring a
>> redesign of the stack.
>> The previous driver is reverted and and reincluded in its mainline
>> form. So you should mostly check patch 4 and quickly 5,6. The merge
>> in openbmc kernel can wait mainline's green light I think.
> Congratulations on getting the bt driver upstream. Another one crossed
> off the list (https://github.com/openbmc/linux/wiki).
> What are your thoughts on integrating the change in the OpenBMC tree?

I have been using it on palmetto without issues. We will need a new 
btbridged for that :


I would also like to add an extension adding a request expiry list
which is in the IPMI spec. Getting some exposure would be good, so 
that we can test and discuss on the feature. 

> With the release of v4.8 around the corner I was thinking we could
> move to a dev-4.8 tree, and move to your driver then. This would give
> us a chance to synchronise all of the patches with their upstream
> versions (gpio, watchdog, bt, pinmux).




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