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SubjectRe: mdelay causes BUG, please use udelay
"Martin J. Bligh" wrote:

> Whilst this sort of delay in interrupt context is undoubtedly bad
> any way we do it, I'd question the context a little more before we
> make a decision. This is called from e1000_reset_hw - are we likely
> to ever actually call this except under initialisation?

I currently work on an embedded device and if we detect given network connection isn't working at
all our first response is to switch to a working connection, then we reload the device driver for
the non-working one. Since we may be doing other things at the same time, having this stall the
machine for extended periods of time is definately not a good thing.


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