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Date:	Mon,  6 Oct 2014 14:17:51 -0500
To:	Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:	Linux Kernel <>,
	OpenIPMI Developers <>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>,
	Corey Minyard <>
Subject: [PATCH 2/4] ipmi/of: Don't use unavailable interfaces

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>

If an IPMI controller is used by the firmware and as such marked with
a reserved status, we shouldn't use it.

Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
Signed-off-by: Corey Minyard <>
 drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c b/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c
index 5d66568..4fc8931 100644
--- a/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c
+++ b/drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c
@@ -2658,6 +2658,9 @@ static int ipmi_probe(struct platform_device *dev)
 	if (!match)
 		return -EINVAL;
+	if (!of_device_is_available(np))
+		return -EINVAL;
 	ret = of_address_to_resource(np, 0, &resource);
 	if (ret) {
 		dev_warn(&dev->dev, PFX "invalid address from OF\n");

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