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    SubjectRe: 2.6.4-rc2-mm1: IPMI_SMB doesnt compile
    On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 10:01:07AM -0600, Corey Minyard wrote:
    > You need to run off the panic events, the config flag IPMI_PANIC_EVENT,
    > and it should compile fine. This is a flag that causes the driver to
    > put some information about the panic into an event log in the IPMI
    > controller so it can be fetched later.
    >
    > To do this, the driver needs a way to run each operation to completion
    > without scheduling, interrupts. or the like. It needs this to do send
    > the panic event (since you cannot schedule during a panic), although it
    > also really needs it to do things like extend the watchdog timer time at
    > panic time. The I2C driver does not currently have this, so it doesn't
    > work with this option and the SMBus driver.
    >
    > I have included a patch from Todd Davis at Intel that adds this function
    > to the I2C driver. I believe Todd has been working on getting this in
    > through the I2C driver writers, although the patch is fairly non-intrusive.

    All I've seen are some 2.4 patches, no 2.6 patches.

    Anyone care to send them to the i2c maintainers?

    thanks,

    greg k-h
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