Patchwork [8/8] Read common partition via pstore

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Submitter Aruna Balakrishnaiah
Date April 10, 2013, 7:24 a.m.
Message ID <20130410072412.20150.13002.stgit@aruna-ThinkPad-T420>
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Permalink /patch/235370/
State Changes Requested
Delegated to: Michael Ellerman
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Aruna Balakrishnaiah - April 10, 2013, 7:24 a.m.
This patch exploits pstore infrastructure to read the details
from NVRAM's common partition.

Signed-off-by: Aruna Balakrishnaiah <aruna@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Reviewed-by: Jim Keniston <jkenisto@us.ibm.com>
---
 arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/nvram.c |   17 ++++++++++++++++-
 fs/pstore/inode.c                      |    3 +++
 include/linux/pstore.h                 |    1 +
 3 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Patch

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/nvram.c b/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/nvram.c
index b65a670..542dc7e 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/nvram.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/nvram.c
@@ -84,6 +84,12 @@  static struct nvram_os_partition of_config_partition = {
 	.index = -1,
 	.os_partition = false
 };
+
+static struct nvram_os_partition common_partition = {
+	.name = "common",
+	.index = -1,
+	.os_partition = false
+};
 #endif
 
 struct oops_log_info {
@@ -157,6 +163,7 @@  static enum pstore_type_id nvram_type_ids[] = {
 	PSTORE_TYPE_DMESG,
 	PSTORE_TYPE_RTAS,
 	PSTORE_TYPE_OF,
+	PSTORE_TYPE_COMMON,
 	-1
 };
 static int read_type;
@@ -770,7 +777,7 @@  static int nvram_pstore_write(enum pstore_type_id type,
 }
 
 /*
- * Reads the oops/panic report, rtas-log and of-config partition.
+ * Reads the oops/panic report, rtas-log, of-config and common partition.
  * Returns the length of the data we read from each partition.
  * Returns 0 if we've been called before.
  */
@@ -806,6 +813,14 @@  static ssize_t nvram_pstore_read(u64 *id, enum pstore_type_id *type,
 		time->tv_sec = 0;
 		time->tv_nsec = 0;
 		break;
+	case PSTORE_TYPE_COMMON:
+		sig = NVRAM_SIG_SYS;
+		part = &common_partition;
+		*type = PSTORE_TYPE_COMMON;
+		*id = PSTORE_TYPE_COMMON;
+		time->tv_sec = 0;
+		time->tv_nsec = 0;
+		break;
 	default:
 		return 0;
 	}
diff --git a/fs/pstore/inode.c b/fs/pstore/inode.c
index c3d1846..11cae64 100644
--- a/fs/pstore/inode.c
+++ b/fs/pstore/inode.c
@@ -330,6 +330,9 @@  int pstore_mkfile(enum pstore_type_id type, char *psname, u64 id, int count,
 	case PSTORE_TYPE_OF:
 		sprintf(name, "of-%s-%lld", psname, id);
 		break;
+	case PSTORE_TYPE_COMMON:
+		sprintf(name, "common-%s-%lld", psname, id);
+		break;
 	case PSTORE_TYPE_UNKNOWN:
 		sprintf(name, "unknown-%s-%lld", psname, id);
 		break;
diff --git a/include/linux/pstore.h b/include/linux/pstore.h
index a23d7d2..08224c2 100644
--- a/include/linux/pstore.h
+++ b/include/linux/pstore.h
@@ -38,6 +38,7 @@  enum pstore_type_id {
 	/* PPC64 partition types */
 	PSTORE_TYPE_RTAS	= 10,
 	PSTORE_TYPE_OF		= 11,
+	PSTORE_TYPE_COMMON	= 12,
 	PSTORE_TYPE_UNKNOWN	= 255
 };