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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/6] ipmi: Increase KCS timeouts
    On Fri, 03 Feb 2012 09:47:55 -0600
    Corey Minyard <cminyard@mvista.com> wrote:

    > From: Matthew Garrett <mjg@redhat.com>
    >
    > We currently time out and retry KCS transactions after 1 second of waiting
    > for IBF or OBF. This appears to be too short for some hardware. The IPMI
    > spec says "All system software wait loops should include error timeouts. For
    > simplicity, such timeouts are not shown explicitly in the flow diagrams. A
    > five-second timeout or greater is recommended". Change the timeout to five
    > seconds to satisfy the slow hardware.

    Several of these patches fix bugs/problems, but there isn't enough info
    here for me to decide whether we should patch 3.3 or earlier kernels.
    I'm assuming "3.4 only".

    > From: Matthew Garrett <mjg@redhat.com>

    A dupe. The first one was correct.


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