MCTP protocol support in OpenBMC?

Supreeth Venkatesh supreeth.venkatesh at
Fri Nov 16 02:57:59 AEDT 2018

On Thu, 2018-11-15 at 09:44 +0800, Jeremy Kerr wrote:
> Hi all,
> > We (@ arm) are also interested in contributing MCTP to OpenBMC.
> OK, super!
> > We would like to collaborate with OpenBMC folks  who are interested
> > in this topic. (maybe form a Workgroup to discuss this).
> Personally, I'd prefer *not* to form a workgroup at the moment; we
> can 
> discuss things here on the list, rather than separating those 
> conversations from the rest of the OpenBMC community. I also don't
> think 
> we need any of the formality of a workgroup at this stage.
No Strong opinion. Lets start with the list and if the discussion gets
unmanageable using list and we can always have this option. 
> Essentially, forming a WG just means we'd have meetings and a
> separate 
> mailing list. The former means that some attendees of the WG have to 
> have late nights to attend, and the latter separates the MCTP 
> discussions from the rest of OpenBMC.
> However, we can certainly revisit this if conditions warrant it.
> Let me know if you have any strong opinions one way or the other.
> With that in mind, and since a few folks have expressed interest,
> I'll 
> share some of my initial sketches to this list soon. I'll be sure to 
> include MCTP in the subject to make things findable.
Thanks. Appreciate it. I will look for it and can provide feedback.

> Cheers,
> Jeremy

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