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authorCorey Minyard <cminyard@mvista.com>2015-03-31 12:48:53 -0500
committerCorey Minyard <cminyard@mvista.com>2015-05-05 14:24:45 -0500
commitb0e9aaa99dfb3036829e91d4f0aae449639e221a (patch)
tree737024f5452fc39d09fe6fc470c2140359bbd904 /Documentation
parentd467f7a405cf0e7f06ed8d3175607ebb4ed06671 (diff)
ipmi:ssif: Ignore spaces when comparing I2C adapter names
Some of the adapters have spaces in their names, but that's really hard to pass in as a module or kernel parameters. So ignore the spaces. Signed-off-by: Corey Minyard <cminyard@mvista.com>
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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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