[Skiboot] [PATCH 00/11] MBOX Protocol: Onwards to V3
stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Jun 30 12:18:53 AEST 2017
Cyril Bur <cyril.bur at au1.ibm.com> writes:
> On Thu, 2017-06-29 at 23:18 +0000, William Kennington wrote:
>> So the prototype change implementing support for multiple flash devices in skiboot is pretty ugly right now since we didn't cleanly separate one time mailbox init features from the individual flash init functionality. It works and meets the protocol spec, but it needs to be rewritten on top of the current master / your patchset if we want something clean. My understanding is that our current mboxd implementation is equally hacky and will need to be rewritten too. I can start working on the skiboot side now.
> I believe mboxbridge has been through all the required rewrite
> cleanups. https://github.com/openbmc/mboxbridge/
> Honestly I don't really have any idea of timelines and if it is
> feasible to delay having a v3 mboxd.
Nothing is critical on it, but there's also nothing stopping a v4.
OPAL Architect, IBM.
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