Re: Driver timeout

From: Alan Cox
Date: Fri Jul 28 2006 - 12:34:33 EST

Ar Gwe, 2006-07-28 am 11:54 -0400, ysgrifennodd linux-os (Dick Johnson):
> Hello list,
> What is the correct error code for a driver to return if
> the requested operation timed out?

If the operation is blocking then
ETIMEDOUT - if a timeout occurred

possibly also
ETIME - if a timer of some kind expired

If you know why it timed out you may want to return that instead to
provide more information (eg the net code returns things like 'Host

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