[Skiboot] [PATCH] external/gard: Fix displaying 'cleared' gard records

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Jan 8 11:22:52 AEDT 2016

Cyril Bur <cyril.bur at au1.ibm.com> writes:
> When a garded component is replaced hostboot detects this and updates the
> gard partition.
> What hostboot does is set the record_id field to 0xFFFFFFFF but leaves the
> rest of the flash untouched, this has caused issues with the gard tool the
> thinking was that an entire record of all 0xFF bytes would signal not a
> valid record.
> This patch add rectifies this issue and `gard list` will no longer show any
> record with an id of 0xFFFFFFFF.
> Signed-off-by: Cyril Bur <cyril.bur at au1.ibm.com>
> ---
> Stewart: Fixes BZ 131707

This seems to conflict with stable - able to send a patch against stable?

Stewart Smith
OPAL Architect, IBM.

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