[PATCH] ACPI / IPMI: change warning to debug on timeout

Corey Minyard minyard at acm.org
Tue Mar 28 15:45:25 PDT 2017

On 03/28/2017 05:06 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 10:01 PM, Corey Minyard <minyard at acm.org> wrote:
>> On 03/25/2017 09:08 AM, Sinan Kaya wrote:
>>> On 3/24/2017 10:55 PM, Corey Minyard wrote:
>>>> Why would a timeout for a message be expected?  The BMC should
>>>> at least respond with an error for an incorrect message.
>>> Let me add some more context...
>>> In this particular case, the FRU ID that I was trying to access was
>>> correct.
>>> Platform supports PCIe hotplug. The FRU is embedded into the HW that
>>> is being removed. That's what I mean by non-existent.
>>> When the device is ejected and a FRU command is executed, BMC times out
>>> reaching to the FRU on the device.
>>> When the device is inserted, everything works as expected.
>> I haven't added this yet.  Someone who knows more about the ACPI side of
>> should probably comment.  So I've added Lv Zheng.
>> This is ok with me, though.  If you remove a management controller, a
>> timeout is
>> expected.  However, if the management controller is still present, a timeout
>> is
>> probably not the best error code, "destination unavailable" is probably a
>> better
>> choice.
>> So:
>> Acked-by: Corey Minyard <cminyard at mvista.com>
>> -corey
> FWIW, this change is fine by me, so please feel free to route this
> through the IPMI tree along with the other patch from Sinan.

Ok, done, with your ack added.



> Thanks,
> Rafael

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