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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 5/8] powerpc/pseries: Read rtas partition via pstore
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On Thu, 2013-04-25 at 15:48 +0530, Aruna Balakrishnaiah wrote:
> This patch set exploits the pstore subsystem to read details of rtas partition
> in NVRAM to a separate file in /dev/pstore. For instance, rtas details will be
> stored in a file named [rtas-nvram-4].
>
.../...

> diff --git a/include/linux/pstore.h b/include/linux/pstore.h
> index 75d0176..d7a8fe9 100644
> --- a/include/linux/pstore.h
> +++ b/include/linux/pstore.h
> @@ -35,6 +35,8 @@ enum pstore_type_id {
> PSTORE_TYPE_MCE = 1,
> PSTORE_TYPE_CONSOLE = 2,
> PSTORE_TYPE_FTRACE = 3,
> + /* PPC64 partition types */
> + PSTORE_TYPE_PPC_RTAS = 4,
> PSTORE_TYPE_UNKNOWN = 255
> };
>

Not sure about that list...

What do you mean by "RTAS" ? The error logs ? What about our "common"
partition (firmware settings ?). We should probably at least define
a generic PSTORE_TYPE_FIRMWARE for firmware private stuff...

Cheers,
Ben.




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