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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] powerpc/le: enable RTAS events support
On Tue, 1 Apr 2014 12:26:32 +0200
Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 5:02 PM, Nathan Fontenot
> <nfont@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> > struct rtas_error_log {
> > - unsigned long version:8; /* Architectural version */
> > - unsigned long severity:3; /* Severity level of error */
> > - unsigned long disposition:2; /* Degree of recovery */
> > - unsigned long extended:1; /* extended log present? */
> > - unsigned long /* reserved */ :2; /* Reserved for future use */
> > - unsigned long initiator:4; /* Initiator of event */
> > - unsigned long target:4; /* Target of failed operation */
> > - unsigned long type:8; /* General event or error*/
> > - unsigned long extended_log_length:32; /* length in bytes */
> > - unsigned char buffer[1]; /* Start of extended log */
> > + /* Byte 0 */
> > + uint8_t version; /* Architectural version */
> > +
> > + /* Byte 1 */
> > + uint8_t severity;
> > + /* XXXXXXXX
> > + * XXX 3: Severity level of error
> > + * XX 2: Degree of recovery
> > + * X 1: Extended log present?
> > + * XX 2: Reserved
> > + */
> > +
> > + /* Byte 2 */
> > + uint8_t :8;
> > + /* XXXXXXXX
> > + * XXXX 4: Initiator of event
> > + * XXXX 4: Target of failed operation
> > + */
> > + uint8_t type; /* General event or error*/
> > + uint32_t extended_log_length; /* length in bytes */
>
> Now the bitfields are gone, things like the above can become __be32,
> so we get extra type checking from sparse ("make C=1").
>
> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
>
> Geert
>

I am reworking a patch in this direction.

Thanks.

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Greg

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