RFC: https://lkml.org/lkml/2021/6/4/791
PATCH v1: https://lkml.org/lkml/2021/6/16/805
PATCH v2: https://lkml.org/lkml/2021/7/6/138

Changelog v2 --> v3
Based on a comment from Guatham:
1. Added a versioning check after the H_CALL is made to bail out when
   the version from the firmware is inconsistent with that in the kernel

Also, have implemented a POC using this interface for the powerpc-utils'
ppc64_cpu --frequency command-line tool to utilize this information
in userspace.
The POC for the new interface has been hosted here:

Sample output from the powerpc-utils tool is as follows:

# ppc64_cpu --frequency
Power and Performance Mode: XXXX
Idle Power Saver Status   : XXXX
Processor Folding Status  : XXXX --> Printed if Idle power save status is 

Platform reported frequencies --> Frequencies reported from the platform's 
H_CALL i.e PAPR interface
min        :    NNNN GHz
max        :    NNNN GHz
static     :    NNNN GHz

Tool Computed frequencies
min        :    NNNN GHz (cpu XX)
max        :    NNNN GHz (cpu XX)
avg        :    NNNN GHz

Pratik R. Sampat (1):
  powerpc/pseries: Interface to represent PAPR firmware attributes

 .../sysfs-firmware-papr-energy-scale-info     |  26 ++
 arch/powerpc/include/asm/hvcall.h             |  24 +-
 arch/powerpc/kvm/trace_hv.h                   |   1 +
 arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/Makefile       |   3 +-
 .../pseries/papr_platform_attributes.c        | 320 ++++++++++++++++++
 5 files changed, 372 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 
 create mode 100644 arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/papr_platform_attributes.c


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