phosphor-ipmi-flash state recovery

Patrick Venture venture at
Wed May 27 12:25:22 AEST 2020

On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 3:14 PM Patrick Voelker
<Patrick_Voelker at> wrote:
> > > Internally, it looks like I need to get to abortProcess() but to do that I need
> > to close the current session but I don’t have a way to obtain the sessionID
> > after the fact.  Also the stale session doesn’t seem to expire (as mentioned
> > in the and I can’t find the support for that in the code.
> >
> >
> > flash/blob/master/bmc/firmware_handler.cpp#L95
> >
> > You should be able to just delete any of the blob Id paths, such as
> > the active blob path, and that should trigger what you want.
> As coded, that only works to abort when in in the verificationPending and updatePending states.  That won't work if it's stuck in the middle of an aborted transfer with a session that's still open.

Right - because handlers don't control sessions, those are owned by
the blob manager that's routing the commands. - then we'll need a
patch to handle expiration, per the email chain - Sorry, I
misunderstood the circumstance.

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