NC-SI Asynchronous Event Notification (AEN) Implementation

P. Priyatharshan PriyatharshanP at
Tue Dec 8 02:52:01 AEDT 2020

Hello Milton,

Thanks for the reply.

I am also expecting the link state to be reflected to userspace and was planning to capture the same in journalctl logs.

Priyatharshan P

>> Is NC-SI Asynchronous Event Notification (AEN) handler is already
>>implemented in OpenBMC?.If yes kindly let me know which daemon is
>>handling that.
>The NC-SI Asynchronous Event Notification is processed.
>The whole NCSI stack is inside the linux kernel.
>The code is in the net/ncsi directory.
>What action are you expecting on an AEN notification?
>There current NC-SI stack tries to handle switching the network
>to the host that is up, and there are netlink messages to control
>which packages and ports are considered for traffic.
>Unfornately the current model does not allow link state to be
>reflected to userspace.
>I have been studing the stack recently and am looking at making
>changes,but have other work that leaves me little time to work on

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