skiboot-5.3.0-rc2 was released on Thursday July 28th, 2016.

The current plan is to release skiboot-5.3.0 August 1st 2016.

Over skiboot-5.3.0-rc1, we have the following changes:


  • pflash: Clean up makefiles and resolve build race

  • pflash: use atexit for musl compatibility


  • core/flash: Fix passing pointer instead of value


  • mambo: Update Radix Tree Size as per ISA 3.0

    In Linux we recently changed to this encoding, so we no longer boot. The associated Linux commit is b23d9c5b9c83c05e013aa52460f12a8365062cf4

FSP Platforms

  • platforms/ibm-fsp: Fix incorrect struct member access and comparison

  • FSP/MDST: Fix TCE alignment issue In some corner cases (like source memory size = 4097) we may endup doing wrong mapping and corrupting part of SYSDUMP.

  • hdat/vpd: Add chip-id property to processor chip node under vpd


  • hw/phb3: Increase AIB TX command credit for DMA read in CAPP DMA mode