[PATCH] pm8001: support HDA (flashless) mode (take 3)

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Third time IS the charm :-)

The pm8001 can be delivered as a standalone product with flash-programmed
firmware images, or without the flash present requiring the driver to upload
the images into the chip's RAM and then run. This is called flashless HDA mode.

We add support for this firmware upload in the enclosed patch. We try some
basic initialization checks of the Firmware, and if it appears dead, we make
the assumption the adapter must in-fact be halted in this HDA mode. The
Firmware images themselves have not been cleared for open-release by PMC, but
they are available in OpenSolaris <hint hint>. PMC's rationalization for not
wanting an open-release of the Firmware Images is that they do not want to
take support calls except from paying OEMs (such as Xyratex) that are embedding
PMC product into the motherboards and thus may have a tested combination of
Firmware and Hardware. Please respect this sentiment. Images are expected in:


using the exact same naming convention as PMC and in OpenSolaris (and its
followon children) for these image files.

Take 2 of the patch, added manifests MAIN_HDA_FLAGS_FORCE_HDA and
MAIN_HDA_FLAGS_HDA_FW to check against the bit value of .hda_mode_flag
if the SEEPROM is forcing HDA flashless mode.

Take 3 of the patch, added hot-plug reset operations, dropped some
unnecessary but inert duplicated operations and dropped the firmware
images down one level into /lib/firmware/pm8001/ directory.

Signed-off-by: Mark Salyzyn <mark_salyzyn@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Review-by: Jack Wang <jack_wang@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: James Bottomley <JBottomley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: lindar_liu@xxxxxxxxx
Cc: crystal_yu@xxxxxxxxx
Cc: john_gong@xxxxxxxxx

 drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_hwi.c  |  582 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---
 drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_hwi.h  |   40 ++
 drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_init.c |   36 ++
 drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_sas.h  |    3 
 4 files changed, 616 insertions(+), 45 deletions(-)

Attachment: pm8001-hda-3.patch
Description: Binary data

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