Firmware version under IPMB sensors
adrian.ambrozewicz at linux.intel.com
Thu Oct 22 23:18:23 AEDT 2020
It's not clear for me how do you plan to expose this information.
Mentioned dbus-sensors service is mainly focused on exposing Sensor data
compliant with following interface:
Having FW revision exposed through stack 'dbus-sensors-like' is OK, as
you could utilize following stack :
- EntityManager for configuration of monitored components (bus, address etc)
- higher level service dynamically spawning DBus objects with version
- expose information in standardized way (probably
W dniu 10/5/2020 o 19:53, Jayashree D pisze:
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> Hi Ed Tanous,
> We are using Twinlake for IPMB and plan to read all the firmware versions ( CPLD, ME, Bridge IC, VR) using OEM commands. Also display the firmware versions using dbus objects.
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> On Sun, Oct 4, 2020 at 11:43 PM Jayashree D <jayashree-d at hcl.com> wrote:
>> Classification: HCL Internal
>> Hi Team,
>> In my system, host is connected to IPMB and host related information is retrieved using IPMB bus.
>> I plan to add firmware versions in the dbus-sensors. Adding this as another entity as like ipmbsensor.
>> This will help in having all transaction in IPMB sensor.
> Sounds reasonable. Do you intend on using the get device id command to determine the version number? What piece of hardware are you connecting to?
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