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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v8 0/7] sPAPR: Support EEH Error Inje

From: Gavin Shan
Subject: Re: [Qemu-ppc] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v8 0/7] sPAPR: Support EEH Error Injection
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2015 17:25:04 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 08:03:19AM +0200, Thomas Huth wrote:
>On 14/09/15 06:14, David Gibson wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 11:36:08AM +1000, Gavin Shan wrote:
>>> The patchset depends on below Linux upstream commits:
>>>   commit ed3e81f ("powerpc/eeh: Move PE state constants around")
>>>   commit ec33d36 ("powerpc/eeh: Introduce eeh_pe_inject_err()")
>>> According to PAPR specification 2.7, there're 3 RTAS calls relevent to error
>>> injection: "ibm,open-errinjct", "ibm,close-errinjct", "ibm,errinjct". The
>>> userland utility "errinjct" running on guest utilizes those 3 RTAS calls 
>>> like
>>> this way: Call "ibm,open-errinjct" that returns open-token, which is passed 
>>> to
>>> "ibm,errinjct" together with error specific arguments to do error injection.
>>> Finally, to return the open-token by calling "ibm,close-errinject".
>>> "ibm,errinjct" can be used to inject various errors, not limited to EEH 
>>> errors.
>>> However, this patchset is going to support injecting EEH errors only for 
>>> VFIO
>>> PCI devices.
>> I'm happy to merge 6..7/7 once 1..5/7 are in - I'm not sure what tree
>> they should be going through.
>According to the MAINTAINERS file, there is no explicit maintainer for
>the linux-headers directory ... so I think you should maybe try to get
>an "Acked-by" from Jan Kiszka (for the update-linux-header script)
>and/or Michael Tsirkin (for the PCI stuff) and then take this through
>your tree?

Jan and Michael, any ideas on how to handle this? :-)


> Thomas

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