[Skiboot] [RESEND PATCH 01/11]ibm-fsp/firenze: nest data structure definitions

Madhavan Srinivasan maddy at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Jul 15 19:27:35 AEST 2015

On Friday 10 July 2015 12:20 PM, Stewart Smith wrote:
> Madhavan Srinivasan <maddy at linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:
>> Patch adds the data structures and macros needed for
>> Nest instrumentation support. Patch creates new file in
>> include dir called "nest.h".
> Are any parts of this ABI to kernel?
> It looks as though we have an ABI to PORE though, and I can't see
> anywhere where you check things like the magic number in these data
> structures.
Structures defined here are not ABI to kernel. Some of these
structures are related to catalog lid (meta-data file) parsing
and some of the structures are related to PORE SLW IMA
microcode.  Idea is to abstract the kernel from meta-data file
mess, so that kernel can have a generic interface.

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