No support for clearing the recv irq bit

Max Power max_power2005-openbmc at
Tue Jan 21 19:40:39 AEDT 2020


The Linux IPMI driver complains about missing support for "clearing the recv irq bit":

[   11.531387] ipmi message handler version 39.2
[   11.553034] ipmi device interface
[   11.641272] IPMI System Interface driver.
[   11.641288] ipmi_si dmi-ipmi-si.0: ipmi_platform: probing via SMBIOS
[   11.641291] ipmi_si: SMBIOS: io 0xca2 regsize 1 spacing 1 irq 0
[   11.641292] ipmi_si: Adding SMBIOS-specified kcs state machine
[   11.641315] ipmi_si IPI0001:00: ipmi_platform: probing via ACPI
[   11.641339] ipmi_si IPI0001:00: [io  0x0ca2] regsize 1 spacing 1 irq 0
[   11.641341] ipmi_si dmi-ipmi-si.0: Removing SMBIOS-specified kcs state machine in favor of ACPI
[   11.641342] ipmi_si: Adding ACPI-specified kcs state machine
[   11.641393] ipmi_si: Trying ACPI-specified kcs state machine at i/o address 0xca2, slave address 0x20, irq 0
[   12.083482] ipmi_si IPI0001:00: The BMC does not support clearing the recv irq bit, compensating, but the BMC needs to be fixed.
[   12.476372] ipmi_si IPI0001:00: IPMI kcs interface initialized

Is this something to be worried about or can it be ignored?


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