[Skiboot] [RFC] external/pflash: Change --bmc behaviour and add --direct

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Jan 21 11:50:56 AEDT 2016

Cyril Bur <cyril.bur at au1.ibm.com> writes:
>> If a user tries --bmc on a AMI BMC, could we look for a mtd device and
>> in that case suggest the user use --mtd?
> How about make --bmc take two options "mtd" and "direct" and have it default to
> mtd?

Yeah, having --direct be an option that augments --bmc would be a good

>From a UX perspective, people probably are going to try --bmc to access
BMC flash without reading --help or a man page.

Stewart Smith
OPAL Architect, IBM.

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