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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2015-05-05 19:42:01 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2015-05-05 19:42:01 -0700
commit5198b44374adb3f6143459a03c37f103f8a09548 (patch)
tree1d564ca3171f8be01a92404ec68f8005dc9e8f11 /Documentation
parent2a171aa21afcd43f6cee574154d8c8db905351e5 (diff)
parent3d69d43baa2749c3d187ce70940d7aebe609e149 (diff)
Merge tag 'for-linus-4.1-1' of git://git.code.sf.net/p/openipmi/linux-ipmi
Pull IPMI fixes from Corey Minyard: "Lots of minor IPMI fixes, especially ones that have have come up since the SSIF driver has been in the main kernel for a while" * tag 'for-linus-4.1-1' of git://git.code.sf.net/p/openipmi/linux-ipmi: ipmi: Fix multi-part message handling ipmi: Add alert handling to SSIF ipmi: Fix a problem that messages are not issued in run_to_completion mode ipmi: Report an error if ACPI _IFT doesn't exist ipmi: Remove unused including <linux/version.h> ipmi: Don't report err in the SI driver for SSIF devices ipmi: Remove incorrect use of seq_has_overflowed ipmi:ssif: Ignore spaces when comparing I2C adapter names ipmi_ssif: Fix the logic on user-supplied addresses
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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/IPMI.txt b/Documentation/IPMI.txt
index 653d5d739d7f..31d1d658827f 100644
--- a/Documentation/IPMI.txt
+++ b/Documentation/IPMI.txt
@@ -505,7 +505,10 @@ at module load time (for a module) with:
The addresses are normal I2C addresses. The adapter is the string
name of the adapter, as shown in /sys/class/i2c-adapter/i2c-<n>/name.
-It is *NOT* i2c-<n> itself.
+It is *NOT* i2c-<n> itself. Also, the comparison is done ignoring
+spaces, so if the name is "This is an I2C chip" you can say
+adapter_name=ThisisanI2cchip. This is because it's hard to pass in
+spaces in kernel parameters.
The debug flags are bit flags for each BMC found, they are:
IPMI messages: 1, driver state: 2, timing: 4, I2C probe: 8

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