Commit 7effa5b0 authored by Mauro Carvalho Chehab's avatar Mauro Carvalho Chehab Committed by Jonathan Corbet

dcdbas.txt: standardize document format

Each text file under Documentation follows a different
format. Some doesn't even have titles!

Change its representation to follow the adopted standard,
using ReST markups for it to be parseable by Sphinx:

- Mark titles;
- Mark literal blocks;
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Signed-off-by: default avatarMauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@osg.samsung.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
parent 2e4e6f30
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Dell Systems Management Base Driver
===================================
Overview
========
The Dell Systems Management Base Driver provides a sysfs interface for
systems management software such as Dell OpenManage to perform system
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System Management Interrupt
===========================
On some Dell systems, systems management software must access certain
management information via a system management interrupt (SMI). The SMI data
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buffer is required for the SMI. The driver maintains the memory required for
the SMI and provides a way for the application to generate the SMI.
The driver creates the following sysfs entries for systems management
software to perform these system management interrupts:
software to perform these system management interrupts::
/sys/devices/platform/dcdbas/smi_data
/sys/devices/platform/dcdbas/smi_data_buf_phys_addr
/sys/devices/platform/dcdbas/smi_data_buf_size
/sys/devices/platform/dcdbas/smi_request
/sys/devices/platform/dcdbas/smi_data
/sys/devices/platform/dcdbas/smi_data_buf_phys_addr
/sys/devices/platform/dcdbas/smi_data_buf_size
/sys/devices/platform/dcdbas/smi_request
Systems management software must perform the following steps to execute
a SMI using this driver:
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Host Control Action
===================
Dell OpenManage supports a host control feature that allows the administrator
to perform a power cycle or power off of the system after the OS has finished
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Host Control SMI Type
=====================
The following table shows the value to write to host_control_smi_type to
perform a power cycle or power off host control action:
=================== =====================
PowerEdge System Host Control SMI Type
---------------- ---------------------
=================== =====================
300 HC_SMITYPE_TYPE1
1300 HC_SMITYPE_TYPE1
1400 HC_SMITYPE_TYPE2
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1655MC HC_SMITYPE_TYPE2
700 HC_SMITYPE_TYPE3
750 HC_SMITYPE_TYPE3
=================== =====================
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