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SubjectRe: spin locks and timers in scsi hba driver
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In article <01A7DAF31F93D511AEE300D0B706ED9208E495@axcs13.cos.agilent.com> you wrote:
> Hi List,

> I want to make sure that my hba-driver timers do run
> when the uppar scsi-layer calls any of the error handler entry points
> and while I am still doing the error handling. As I know, scsi-layer
> calls spin_lock_irqsave(&io_request_lock, flags) before calling the
> error handlers and they call spin_unlock_irqrestore(&io_request_lock, flags)
> after returning from the error handlers. So, inside the error handlers,
> I call spin_unlock_irq(&io_request_lock); wait for the timers to run,
> and the again call spin_lock_irq(&io_request_lock).

well interrupts are still disabled...
Could you give an URL to the source of your driver so that I and others can
see what you really are trying to do ?

Greetings,
Arjan van de Ven
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