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From: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
To: Oliver O'Halloran <oohall@gmail.com>
Cc: "Alastair D\'Silva" <alastair@d-silva.org>,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 00/25] Add support for OpenCAPI Persistent Memory devices
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 21:06:01 +1100
Message-ID: <87bloatd6e.fsf@mpe.ellerman.id.au> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAOSf1CHdpFyT_6zetKM6eHDK3AT8-UNTzjdd2y+QqYT2AO9VDw@mail.gmail.com>

"Oliver O'Halloran" <oohall@gmail.com> writes:
> On Thu, Apr 2, 2020 at 2:42 PM Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au> wrote:
>> "Alastair D'Silva" <alastair@d-silva.org> writes:
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
>> >>
>> >> On Sun, Mar 29, 2020 at 10:23 PM Alastair D'Silva <alastair@d-silva.org>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> > *snip*
>> >> Are OPAL calls similar to ACPI DSMs? I.e. methods for the OS to invoke
>> >> platform firmware services? What's Skiboot?
>> >
>> > Yes, OPAL is the interface to firmware for POWER. Skiboot is the open-source (and only) implementation of OPAL.
>>
>>   https://github.com/open-power/skiboot
>>
>> In particular the tokens for calls are defined here:
>>
>>   https://github.com/open-power/skiboot/blob/master/include/opal-api.h#L220
>>
>> And you can grep for the token to find the implementation:
>>
>>   https://github.com/open-power/skiboot/blob/master/hw/npu2-opencapi.c#L2328
>
> I'm not sure I'd encourage anyone to read npu2-opencapi.c. I find it
> hard enough to follow even with access to the workbooks.

Compared to certain firmwares that run on certain other platforms it's
actually pretty readable code ;)

> There's an OPAL call API reference here:
> http://open-power.github.io/skiboot/doc/opal-api/index.html

Even better.

cheers

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Thread overview: 60+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-03-27  7:11 Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 01/25] powerpc/powernv: Add OPAL calls for LPC memory alloc/release Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-01  8:48   ` Dan Williams
2020-04-01 22:51     ` Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 02/25] mm/memory_hotplug: Allow check_hotplug_memory_addressable to be called from drivers Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-01  8:48   ` Dan Williams
2020-04-02  4:33     ` Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 03/25] powerpc/powernv: Map & release OpenCAPI LPC memory Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-01  8:48   ` Dan Williams
2020-04-02  4:36     ` Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-02 10:41     ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2020-04-03  4:27       ` Michael Ellerman
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 04/25] ocxl: Remove unnecessary externs Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-01  8:48   ` Dan Williams
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 05/25] ocxl: Address kernel doc errors & warnings Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-01  8:49   ` Dan Williams
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 06/25] ocxl: Tally up the LPC memory on a link & allow it to be mapped Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-01  8:48   ` Dan Williams
2020-04-02  6:21     ` Andrew Donnellan
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 07/25] ocxl: Add functions to map/unmap LPC memory Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-01  8:49   ` Dan Williams
2020-04-03  3:50     ` Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 08/25] ocxl: Emit a log message showing how much LPC memory was detected Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-01  8:49   ` Dan Williams
2020-04-02  1:29     ` Joe Perches
2020-04-03  3:52     ` Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 09/25] ocxl: Save the device serial number in ocxl_fn Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 10/25] nvdimm: Add driver for OpenCAPI Persistent Memory Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-29  2:56   ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-03-29  2:59     ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-04-01  8:49   ` Dan Williams
2020-04-01 19:35     ` Dan Williams
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 11/25] powerpc: Enable the OpenCAPI Persistent Memory driver for powernv_defconfig Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-01 20:26   ` Dan Williams
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 12/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Add register addresses & status values to the header Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-01 20:27   ` Dan Williams
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 13/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Read the capability registers & wait for device ready Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-02  0:20   ` Dan Williams
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 14/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Add support for Admin commands Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-02  6:41   ` Dan Williams
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 15/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Register a character device for userspace to interact with Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-02  0:27   ` Dan Williams
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 16/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Implement the Read Error Log command Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-03  0:54   ` Dan Williams
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 17/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Add controller dump IOCTLs Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 18/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Add an IOCTL to report controller statistics Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 19/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Forward events to userspace Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-02  2:08   ` Dan Williams
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 20/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Add an IOCTL to request controller health & perf data Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 21/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Implement the heartbeat command Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:11 ` [PATCH v4 22/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Add debug IOCTLs Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:12 ` [PATCH v4 23/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Expose SMART data via ndctl Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:12 ` [PATCH v4 24/25] nvdimm/ocxl: Expose the serial number & firmware version in sysfs Alastair D'Silva
2020-03-27  7:12 ` [PATCH v4 25/25] MAINTAINERS: Add myself & nvdimm/ocxl to ocxl Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-01  8:47 ` [PATCH v4 00/25] Add support for OpenCAPI Persistent Memory devices Dan Williams
2020-04-01 22:44   ` Alastair D'Silva
2020-04-02  3:42     ` Michael Ellerman
2020-04-02  3:50       ` Oliver O'Halloran
2020-04-02 10:06         ` Michael Ellerman [this message]
2020-04-02 11:10           ` Greg Kurz

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