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SubjectRe: [PATCH][resubmit] HP iLO driver
> Unfortunately, I don't believe that I can.  We reviewed this internally,
> and the question of documentation was raised. The hardware teams did
> not approve disseminating the ABI. To be clear, we understand what we

Well I suggest that when you've sorted out the internal politics in HP
*then* you resubmit the driver code with more info.

> > We are not _that_ extreme. Yes, keep stuff in userspace is important,
> > but "hide hardware differences" is more important goal.
>
> That seems like a larger question/goal. Giving users some consistent
> interfaces to do stuff would be nice, but I'd really like to handle this
> driver on its own.

We need to sort out the interface to merge a set of drivers and produce a
common sensible interface that exposes commonality properly. It's rather
hard to do that when you won't provide any relevant information.

Alan


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