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SubjectRe: sleeping in dev->tx_timeout?
On Sul, 2003-08-03 at 20:48, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> These days drivers often need quite a while for hardware reset. I am
> pushing to move this code, long term, into process context. So, in
> tx_timeout:
> * disable NIC and interrupts as best you can, quickly
> * schedule_task/schedule_work to schedule the full hardware reset

And if the hardware is hard to recover or needs messy recovery code take
a look at the PCI layer tricks in -ac

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