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authorCornelia Huck <cornelia.huck@de.ibm.com>2007-10-12 16:11:25 +0200
committerMartin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>2007-10-12 16:13:02 +0200
commit3952c8d43aa23862181ad23ecdf72895b4be3143 (patch)
tree1e5d08877dd22b9d4bc2f466c247817b02aa8bac /Documentation/s390
parent6920c12a407e073168d6cae164fa820d666af5c6 (diff)
[S390] cio: Documentation update.
Signed-off-by: Cornelia Huck <cornelia.huck@de.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/s390')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/s390/00-INDEX2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/s390/CommonIO51
-rw-r--r--Documentation/s390/cds.txt8
3 files changed, 34 insertions, 27 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/s390/00-INDEX b/Documentation/s390/00-INDEX
index 93ed47119bac..3a2b96302ecc 100644
--- a/Documentation/s390/00-INDEX
+++ b/Documentation/s390/00-INDEX
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@
cds.txt
- s390 common device support (common I/O layer).
CommonIO
- - common I/O layer command line parameters and /proc entries
+ - common I/O layer command line parameters, procfs and debugfs entries
config3270.sh
- example configuration for 3270 devices.
DASD
diff --git a/Documentation/s390/CommonIO b/Documentation/s390/CommonIO
index 22f82f21bc60..86320aa3fb0b 100644
--- a/Documentation/s390/CommonIO
+++ b/Documentation/s390/CommonIO
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-S/390 common I/O-Layer - command line parameters and /proc entries
-==================================================================
+S/390 common I/O-Layer - command line parameters, procfs and debugfs entries
+============================================================================
Command line parameters
-----------------------
@@ -7,9 +7,9 @@ Command line parameters
* cio_msg = yes | no
Determines whether information on found devices and sensed device
- characteristics should be shown during startup, i. e. messages of the types
- "Detected device 0.0.4711 on subchannel 0.0.0042" and "SenseID: Device
- 0.0.4711 reports: ...".
+ characteristics should be shown during startup or when new devices are
+ found, i. e. messages of the types "Detected device 0.0.4711 on subchannel
+ 0.0.0042" and "SenseID: Device 0.0.4711 reports: ...".
Default is off.
@@ -26,8 +26,10 @@ Command line parameters
An ignored device can be un-ignored later; see the "/proc entries"-section for
details.
- The devices must be given either as bus ids (0.0.abcd) or as hexadecimal
- device numbers (0xabcd or abcd, for 2.4 backward compatibility).
+ The devices must be given either as bus ids (0.x.abcd) or as hexadecimal
+ device numbers (0xabcd or abcd, for 2.4 backward compatibility). If you
+ give a device number 0xabcd, it will be interpreted as 0.0.abcd.
+
You can use the 'all' keyword to ignore all devices.
The '!' operator will cause the I/O-layer to _not_ ignore a device.
The command line is parsed from left to right.
@@ -81,31 +83,36 @@ Command line parameters
will add 0.0.a000-0.0.accc and 0.0.af00-0.0.afff to the list of ignored
devices.
- The devices can be specified either by bus id (0.0.abcd) or, for 2.4 backward
- compatibility, by the device number in hexadecimal (0xabcd or abcd).
+ The devices can be specified either by bus id (0.x.abcd) or, for 2.4 backward
+ compatibility, by the device number in hexadecimal (0xabcd or abcd). Device
+ numbers given as 0xabcd will be interpreted as 0.0.abcd.
+
+* For some of the information present in the /proc filesystem in 2.4 (namely,
+ /proc/subchannels and /proc/chpids), see driver-model.txt.
+ Information formerly in /proc/irq_count is now in /proc/interrupts.
+
+debugfs entries
+---------------
-* /proc/s390dbf/cio_*/ (S/390 debug feature)
+* /sys/kernel/debug/s390dbf/cio_*/ (S/390 debug feature)
Some views generated by the debug feature to hold various debug outputs.
- - /proc/s390dbf/cio_crw/sprintf
+ - /sys/kernel/debug/s390dbf/cio_crw/sprintf
Messages from the processing of pending channel report words (machine check
- handling), which will also show when CONFIG_DEBUG_CRW is defined.
+ handling).
- - /proc/s390dbf/cio_msg/sprintf
- Various debug messages from the common I/O-layer; generally, messages which
- will also show when CONFIG_DEBUG_IO is defined.
+ - /sys/kernel/debug/s390dbf/cio_msg/sprintf
+ Various debug messages from the common I/O-layer, including messages
+ printed when cio_msg=yes.
- - /proc/s390dbf/cio_trace/hex_ascii
+ - /sys/kernel/debug/s390dbf/cio_trace/hex_ascii
Logs the calling of functions in the common I/O-layer and, if applicable,
which subchannel they were called for, as well as dumps of some data
structures (like irb in an error case).
The level of logging can be changed to be more or less verbose by piping to
- /proc/s390dbf/cio_*/level a number between 0 and 6; see the documentation on
- the S/390 debug feature (Documentation/s390/s390dbf.txt) for details.
-
-* For some of the information present in the /proc filesystem in 2.4 (namely,
- /proc/subchannels and /proc/chpids), see driver-model.txt.
- Information formerly in /proc/irq_count is now in /proc/interrupts.
+ /sys/kernel/debug/s390dbf/cio_*/level a number between 0 and 6; see the
+ documentation on the S/390 debug feature (Documentation/s390/s390dbf.txt)
+ for details.
diff --git a/Documentation/s390/cds.txt b/Documentation/s390/cds.txt
index 58919d6a593a..3081927cc2d6 100644
--- a/Documentation/s390/cds.txt
+++ b/Documentation/s390/cds.txt
@@ -286,10 +286,10 @@ first:
timeout value
-EIO: the common I/O layer terminated the request due to an error state
-If the concurrent sense flag in the extended status word in the irb is set, the
-field irb->scsw.count describes the number of device specific sense bytes
-available in the extended control word irb->scsw.ecw[0]. No device sensing by
-the device driver itself is required.
+If the concurrent sense flag in the extended status word (esw) in the irb is
+set, the field erw.scnt in the esw describes the number of device specific
+sense bytes available in the extended control word irb->scsw.ecw[]. No device
+sensing by the device driver itself is required.
The device interrupt handler can use the following definitions to investigate
the primary unit check source coded in sense byte 0 :

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