Re: [PATCH 1/2] I/OAT: Add watchdog/reset functionality to ioatdma driver

From: Dan Williams
Date: Tue Jul 22 2008 - 19:35:28 EST

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 2:51 PM, Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dan Williams wrote:
>>>> Sleep time in self_test has been increased to 10ms
>>>> since in some cases 1ms appeared not to be enough
>>> Thanks Maciej, this helps a lot here.
>> Can I interpret this as a "Tested-by" for the watchdog and/or the self_test fix?
> The sleep time increase to 10ms has been tested for a while (and helps a
> lot here).

On my system I can still occasionally reproduce the self-test failure
with this longer timeout. I think we should hold off on this band-aid
patch until the root cause is found. We can get this fix in after the
merge window closes.

> I don't know about the watchdog yet.

This one has been observed to fix the hang condition so I will include
it in my upcoming pull request. Holler if your testing proves

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