[Skiboot] [PATCH] doc/device-tree/ibm, opal/firmware/version: clarify timeline of git-id vs version
hegdevasant at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Aug 1 20:59:10 AEST 2019
On 08/01/2019 12:19 PM, Stewart Smith wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Stewart Smith <stewart at linux.ibm.com>
> doc/device-tree/ibm,opal/firmware.rst | 8 ++++++--
> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/doc/device-tree/ibm,opal/firmware.rst b/doc/device-tree/ibm,opal/firmware.rst
> index ae84100780b3..5e76199ec909 100644
> --- a/doc/device-tree/ibm,opal/firmware.rst
> +++ b/doc/device-tree/ibm,opal/firmware.rst
> @@ -22,8 +22,12 @@ The 'firmware' node under 'ibm,opal' lists system and OPAL firmware version.
> property describes OPAL symbol start address and size.
> - property describes OPAL version. Replaces 'git-id', so may
> - not be present. On POWER9 and above, it is always present.
> + property describes OPAL version. It replaced a property named 'git-id' early
> + in the POWER8 lifecycle, so may not always be present. It will be absent on
> + IBM FSP based systems running firmware prior to FW840. The 'version' property
> + is present on all GA POWER8 BMC systems.
> + On POWER9 and above, it is always present.
Looks good. Thanks for the update.
Reviewed-by: Vasant Hegde <hegdevasant at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
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