On Mon, 2018-04-09 at 16:13 +1000, Nicholas Piggin wrote: > We can always make exceptions to the standard form, but in those > cases I would like to document it in the OPAL API and comment for > the Linux side. > > My thinking in this case is that it reduces time in firmware and > in particular holding console locks. Is it likely / possible that > we don't have enough buffering or some other issue makes it worth > retrying so quickly?
Not sure to be honest, but yeah limiting the lock contention inside OPAL is probably not a bad idea. Cheers, Ben.