[Skiboot] [PATCH v3 7/7] opal/hmi: Never trust a cow!

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.ibm.com
Thu Apr 11 14:51:19 AEST 2019

Frederic Barrat <fbarrat at linux.ibm.com> writes:
> With opencapi, it's fairly common to trigger HMIs during AFU
> development on the FPGA, by not replying in time to an NPU command,
> for example. So shift the blame reported by that cow to avoid crowding
> my mailbox.
> Signed-off-by: Frederic Barrat <fbarrat at linux.ibm.com>
> ---
> Dear Stewart: I'm impressed by your willingness to fight for the
> bovine cultural identity. However, it makes my life hard. I therefore
> plead for you to consider this patch. Truth is, NPUs in mixed mode
> (opencapi and nvlink) are unlikely to become the norm, so cows can
> keep symbolizing (mostly) your favorite graphics card manufacturer.
> In a later patch, for platforms where we only have opencapi, we could
> switch animal. But it is hard to draw a capybara in ascii!

... and that's why we need an arts student on an internship :)

Anyway, series merged to master as of

Stewart Smith
OPAL Architect, IBM.

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