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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] osst upgrade to 0.99.3
    On Sun, 02 Jan 2005 00:59:33 +0000, Willem Riede <> wrote:
    > Here is patch 2 (see previous mail for context), providing osst error
    > handling improvements.


    > + while (retval && time_before (jiffies, startwait + 5*60*HZ)) {
    > +
    > + if (STp->buffer->syscall_result && (SRpnt->sr_sense_buffer[2] & 0x0f) != 2) {
    > +
    > + /* some failure - not just not-ready */
    > + retval = osst_write_error_recovery(STp, aSRpnt, 0);
    > + break;
    > + }
    > + set_current_state(TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE);
    > + schedule_timeout (HZ / OSST_POLL_PER_SEC);

    Are you sure you want to use TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE here? If you are sure,
    then you probably should add code which checks if schedule_timeout()
    returns early because of signals (signals_pending(current) will be
    true). Additionally, you may as well use msleep_interruptible(1000 /
    OSST_POLL_PER_SEC), since you are requesting a 10th of a second sleep
    (with OSST_POLL_PER_SEC #define'd to 10) (which is long & measurable
    in milliseconds), you are not checking the return value (so you don't
    seem to care how much time was left in the sleep) and
    msleep_interruptible() will return on the same conditions as the
    current code does. Seems like it should do what you want (still need
    some means of checking for signals, though, I think).

    If, in fact, you did not intend to use TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE, but
    TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE, then you may want to consider using msleep(1000
    / OSST_POLL_PER_SEC) [ignoring signals in addition to waitqueue

    If, though, you want to keep the code as is, then please ignore the
    noise and I apologize :)

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