[Skiboot] [PATCH v5 0/9]OPAL support for Nest instrumentation

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Sep 28 15:15:52 AEST 2015

Madhavan Srinivasan <maddy at linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:
> On Friday 25 September 2015 07:24 AM, Stewart Smith wrote:
>> Madhavan Srinivasan <maddy at linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:
>>> Patchset adds support for Nest instrumentation services
>>> in OPAL. Power8 has Nest instrumentation enabled with which
>>> per-chip metrics like memory bandwidth, Powerbus, Xlink and
>>> Alink metrics can be obtained.
>> I've heard things about the hardware possibly having some issues? What's
>> the status with this?
> We dont have any hardware issues related to this feature, but due
> to a regression bug in PTS (PORE Thread scheduler), the feature got
> disabled and we are in the process of enabling the feature.

Okay - so I should hold off on merging until some other code hits both
FSP FW and openpower?

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