[Skiboot] [PATCH v2 0/5] Support SRIOV Capability
stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Feb 16 17:15:20 AEDT 2017
Gavin Shan <gwshan at linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:
> This feature was inspired from one issue discussed with Carol. On Mellanox
> connect-3 adapter, the MPS values for PF and VF are mismatched. It's usually
> leading to EEH error, but we don't. It turns to be the MPS field in VF's
> config register is readonly. In order to avoid confusion, we need to emulate
> the MPS field (in config space). Prior to that, we need support SRIOV capability
> first to create or destroy PCI devices when it's enabled or disabled.
> Without this feature lost in skiboot, the kernel has to take care of all SRIOV
> and hardware related details, which actually should be covered in skiboot. EEH
> subsystem in Linux kernel will benefit from this for sure: No device reinitialization
> and MPS reconfiguration are needed in kerenel.
> * Fix misc comments from Russell
thanks! Series merged to master as of 88c9fabf22d4f080937982190cb8767b32f5c93c
OPAL Architect, IBM.
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