[Skiboot] [PATCH 0/3] opencapi hw procedure fixes for mixed mode

Stewart Smith stewart at linux.ibm.com
Mon Mar 18 11:28:25 AEDT 2019

Andrew Donnellan <andrew.donnellan at au1.ibm.com> writes:
> On 16/3/19 3:44 am, Frederic Barrat wrote:
>> A small series of fixes for opencapi. The first 2 will be needed for
>> mixed mode on witherspoon, and since they only affect
>> npu2-hw-procedures.c, it shouldn't conflict with Andrew's patchset.
>> The last one is not really for mixed mode, but it's related to the
>> previous zcal patch: we have a potential issue if we have 2 opencapi
>> adapters on the same socket.
> For the benefit of the non-CAPI people on this list: "mixed mode" is our 
> informal term for "having an OpenCAPI device and a NVLink device 
> connected to the same CPU" rather than "having both hash and radix 
> threads"...

I'm not quite sure where the scarcity for unique terms has come from,
I'd suggest the TLA of NOT (NVLink and OpenCAPI Together), but since I'd
need approval from Elon Musk for a new TLA, I won't.

Stewart Smith
OPAL Architect, IBM.

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