[SLOF] [PATCH v2 10/10] obp-tftp: Remove the ciregs-buffer

Alexey Kardashevskiy aik at ozlabs.ru
Wed Oct 12 11:44:43 AEDT 2016

On 11/10/16 20:08, Thomas Huth wrote:
> On 10.10.2016 05:06, Alexey Kardashevskiy wrote:
>> On 20/09/16 05:08, Thomas Huth wrote:
>>> Since we're not messing up with the client interface now anymore,
>> Out of curiosity - what was messing with CI and why/when did this stop?
> IIRC the problem with the ciregs happened when doing network loading in
> yaboot. Yaboot is using the client interface as a "normal" client
> already, but when it tries to load additional files like the kernel
> image via TFTP, SLOF internally starts the net-snk as a second client.
> So there were suddenly two clients using the Open Firmware client
> interface at the same time. So the obp-tftp code had to save the ciregs
> from yaboot before jumping into the net-snk client.

If you repost 05/10..10/10, please add this to the commit log. Thanks.


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