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SubjectRe: linux-next: build failure after merge of the pm tree (and warning)
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On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org> wrote:
> Hello, Guennadi.
>
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 12:33:29AM +0100, Guennadi Liakhovetski wrote:
>> No, this isn't a correct fix.
>
> I've been looking at the code and am scratching my head about what
> happens after timeout.  If test timed out (tmo == 0), it prints out
> error message and continues to the next iteration of the test loop,
> which will reinitialize the on-stack completion.  This essentially
> makes the previous test run's callback_param pointer dangling.  The
> completion needs to be either detached from the callback or waited
> upon even if it timed out.  Am I missing something?

If the completion times out then it is almost certainly a hardware or
driver bug. There is no facility to get a dma driver to forget a
queued operation. The test should probably abort at that point, but
it isn't intended to be a recoverable condition.

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Dan
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