[Skiboot] [PATCH] bt: Add a temporary workaround for bmc dropping messages

Jeremy Kerr jk at ozlabs.org
Thu Apr 9 14:41:27 AEST 2015

Hi Alistair,

> There is a bug (most likely on the bmc) that causes some bt messages to be
> ignored. The message data is still in the bt fifo and the message read
> pointers still appear to be valid so we can attempt a resend by just
> setting the appropriate status flag.
> A single retry seems to fix the problem most of the time, however this
> should be regarded as a temporary fix. If unlucky we could encounter
> the same bug resetting the flag so the message could still get
> dropped.

Looks good. We'll still try and chase this up on the BMC side though...

Acked-by: Jeremy Kerr <jk at ozlabs.org>



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