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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mac8390: change an error return code and some cleanup, take 3

On Wed, 21 Apr 2010, David Miller wrote:

> From: Finn Thain <fthain@telegraphics.com.au>
> Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 13:16:04 +1000 (EST)
>
> >
> > Change an error return code from -EAGAIN to -EBUSY since the former is
> > misleading.
> >
> > Nubus slots are geographically addressed and their irqs are equally
> > inflexible. -EAGAIN is misleading because retrying will not help fix
> > whatever bug it was that made the irq unavailable.
>
> request_irq() itself returns an appropriate error code, so the
> correct change is to do:
>
> err = request_irq( ... );
> if (err) {
> ...
>
> and return 'err'.

OK. I'll send a new patch once 2.6.34 is out and I have time to test this
and some other patches.

Finn


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