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SubjectRe: IPMI fix for panic handling
On Thu, 21 Aug 2003 11:53:31 -0500 Corey Minyard <cminyard@mvista.com> wrote:

| >diff -u -r1.3 Kconfig
| >--- drivers/char/ipmi/Kconfig 28 Mar 2003 05:14:18 -0000 1.3
| >+++ drivers/char/ipmi/Kconfig 19 Aug 2003 14:20:43 -0000
| >@@ -24,6 +24,18 @@
| > generate an IPMI event describing the panic to each interface
| > registered with the message handler.
| >
| >+config IPMI_PANIC_STRING
| >+ bool 'Generate a OEM events holding the panic string'
| >
| >I can't decode/translate that quoted string...
| >'an OEM event' ??
| >s/holding/containing/ ??
| >
| I'll work on that. Is the description below good enough?

Yes, I think it is.

| >
| >+ depends on IPMI_PANIC_EVENT
| >+ help
| >+ When a panic occurs, this will cause the IPMI message handler to
| >+ generate an IPMI OEM type f0 events holding the IPMB address of the
| > event
| >+ panic generator (byte 4 of the event), a sequence number for the
| >+ string (byte 5 of the event) and part of the string (the rest of the
| >+ event). Bytes 1, 2, and 3 are the normal usage for an OEM event.
| >+ You can fetch these events and use the sequence numbers to piece the
| >+ string together.
| >+
| > config IPMI_DEVICE_INTERFACE
| > tristate 'Device interface for IPMI'
| > depends on IPMI_HANDLER

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