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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 03/17] powerpc: Add PFO support to the VIO bus
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On Fri, 2012-05-11 at 07:58 +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> >
> > Having the timeout and retries in this function is the wrong thing to do.
> > We'll resubmit this without the loop and the caller will be responsible for
> > retrying the operations.
> >
> > I would rather have the caller cede the processor or alter thread
> > priority where appropriate than doing that in this function. I don't
> > think this should be done in this crypto driver.
>
> That sounds right indeed... as long as the upper crypto layer has a
> concept of "try again later"... if it doesn't it will result in random
> funny failures :-)

Ping ?

So I'm merging 1 to 5 (ie, up to and including the hwrng driver). I will
still merge the rest if you send a fix for that in the next day or so
but not much longer.

Cheers,
Ben.




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