[PATCH arm/aspeed/ast2500 v5 1/2] ipmi: add a KCS IPMI BMC driver
haiyue.wang at linux.intel.com
Sat Feb 3 03:12:13 AEDT 2018
On 2018-02-02 21:52, Corey Minyard wrote:
> On 02/01/2018 08:16 PM, Haiyue Wang wrote:
>> - Fix -Wdiscarded-qualifiers 'const' compile warning.
>> - Fix size_t printk compile error.
>> - Change to accept WRITE_START any time.
>> - Update the KCS phase state machine.
>> - Fix the race condition of read/write.
>> - Divide the driver into two parts, one handles the BMC KCS IPMI 2.0
>> the other handles the BMC KCS controller such as AST2500 IO
>> - Use the spin lock APIs to handle the device file operations and BMC
>> IRQ inferface for accessing the same KCS BMC data structure.
>> - Enhanced the phases handling of the KCS BMC.
>> - Unified the IOCTL definition for IPMI BMC, it will be used by KCS
>> and BT.
>> Provides a device driver for the KCS (Keyboard Controller Style)
>> IPMI interface which meets the requirement of the BMC (Baseboard
>> Management Controllers) side for handling the IPMI request from
>> host system software.
> Ok, this is in my queue, it will go into next once 4.16-rc1 comes out,
> then into
> 4.16 if all goes well.
> Thanks, for your patience and work on this.
*Really appreciate your time on the code review, I really learned more,
thank you. :-)
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