[Skiboot] [PATCH RFC v2 00/12] opal-prd updates for p9

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Jun 9 17:58:59 AEST 2017

Breno Leitao <brenohl at br.ibm.com> writes:
> On 06/07/2017 03:58 AM, Vasant Hegde wrote:
>> Breno,
>>> If this is a compilation problem, we can fix this type of problem easily in
>>> 17.XX.
>> Can you please follow up with Canonical and fix this issue?
> Sure. What is the fix exactly?
>>> In fact, I am more concerned about 16.04.3, where we are going to support
>>> POWER9 also but we can't upgrade opal-prd/skiboot version. Skiboot current
>>> version is 5.1.13 in 16.04.
>>> The strategy is to cherry picking the patches required for POWER9 into
>>> 16.04.3 opal-prd/skiboot version.
>> Hmmm. Best option is to upgrade skiboot version itself.
> Right, but this is not feasible in the LTS releases. There is no package
> version upgrade during the LTS release.
>> We have to identify/backport all the patches required for opal-prd/utils and
>> backport them.
> I suppose that the backport process is quite simple, so, just give me the
> commits ID and we can work on this.

They should either bump up to the latest opal-prd or stick with the old
one with reduced functionality on P9.... otherwise you basically just
need to pick up patches in libflash/ and external/opal-prd/ since

Stewart Smith
OPAL Architect, IBM.

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