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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PCIERR : interfaces for synchronous I/O error detection on driver
On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 05:38:51PM +0900, Hidetoshi Seto wrote:
> This patch proposes new interfaces, that known by few as iochk_*,
> for synchronous I/O error detection on PCI drivers.

Please include the linux-pci mailing list in further discussion of PCI
specific things.

> Index: linux-2.6.16_WORK/include/linux/pci.h
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.16_WORK.orig/include/linux/pci.h 2006-03-22
> 14:27:04.000000000 +0900

Your patch is linewrapped :(

> +++ linux-2.6.16_WORK/include/linux/pci.h 2006-03-22
> 14:41:01.000000000 +0900
> @@ -696,6 +696,21 @@
> #endif /* HAVE_ARCH_PCI_RESOURCE_TO_USER */
>
>
> +/* PCIERR_CHECK provides additional interfaces for drivers to detect
> + * some IO errors, to support drivers can handle errors properly.
> + * Some archs requiring high-reliability would implement these.
> + */
> +#ifdef HAVE_ARCH_PCIERR_CHECK
> +/* type of iocookie is arch dependent */
> +extern void pcierr_clear(iocookie *cookie, struct pci_dev *dev);
> +extern int pcierr_read(iocookie *cookie);
> +#else
> +typedef int iocookie;
> +static inline void pcierr_clear(iocookie *cookie, struct pci_dev *dev) {}
> +static inline int pcierr_read(iocookie *cookie) { return 0; }
> +#endif

We need to see the code that implements this before we can accept a
header file change.

thanks,

greg k-h
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