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authorGavin Shan <gwshan@linux.vnet.ibm.com>2016-07-19 11:54:16 +1000
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2016-07-19 20:49:16 -0700
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net/ncsi: Resource management
NCSI spec (DSP0222) defines several objects: package, channel, mode, filter, version and statistics etc. This introduces the data structs to represent those objects and implement functions to manage them. Also, this introduces CONFIG_NET_NCSI for the newly implemented NCSI stack. * The user (e.g. netdev driver) dereference NCSI device by "struct ncsi_dev", which is embedded to "struct ncsi_dev_priv". The later one is used by NCSI stack internally. * Every NCSI device can have multiple packages simultaneously, up to 8 packages. It's represented by "struct ncsi_package" and identified by 3-bits ID. * Every NCSI package can have multiple channels, up to 32. It's represented by "struct ncsi_channel" and identified by 5-bits ID. * Every NCSI channel has version, statistics, various modes and filters. They are represented by "struct ncsi_channel_version", "struct ncsi_channel_stats", "struct ncsi_channel_mode" and "struct ncsi_channel_filter" separately. * Apart from AEN (Asynchronous Event Notification), the NCSI stack works in terms of command and response. This introduces "struct ncsi_req" to represent a complete NCSI transaction made of NCSI request and response. link: https://www.dmtf.org/sites/default/files/standards/documents/DSP0222_1.1.0.pdf Signed-off-by: Gavin Shan <gwshan@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Acked-by: Joel Stanley <joel@jms.id.au> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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diff --git a/net/Makefile b/net/Makefile
index bdd14553a774..9bd20bb86cc6 100644
--- a/net/Makefile
+++ b/net/Makefile
@@ -79,3 +79,4 @@ ifneq ($(CONFIG_NET_L3_MASTER_DEV),)
obj-y += l3mdev/
endif
obj-$(CONFIG_QRTR) += qrtr/
+obj-$(CONFIG_NET_NCSI) += ncsi/