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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/5] usb_debug: EXPERIMENTAL - poll hcd device to force writes
On Wed, 6 May 2009, Oliver Neukum wrote:

> Am Mittwoch, 6. Mai 2009 21:24:56 schrieb Alan Stern:
> > On Wed, 6 May 2009, Oliver Neukum wrote:
>
> > A little thought yielded the following algorithm. It assumes there is
> > a fixed set of URBs allocated, unlike what you have done. Does it make
>
> No, it does not ;-) Your approach is more general than you think.
> The only important constraint is that the number of URBs in flight
> be limited. It doesn't matter when they are allocated.

You're optimistically assuming that URB allocations will succeed. I
guess that's okay -- dropping characters when there's insufficient
memory seems like a good thing to do.

What's the point of that "reserve_buffer" thing? Why not just use the
next URB's transfer buffer?

Alan Stern



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