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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2] MMC: core: cap MMC card timeouts at 2 seconds.
On 29 May 2012 03:32, Ben Hutchings <> wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-05-28 at 18:31 +0100, Torne (Richard Coles) wrote:
>> From: "Torne (Richard Coles)" <>
>> MMC CSD info can specify very large, ridiculous timeouts, big enough to
>> overflow timeout_ns on 32-bit machines. This can result in the card
>> timing out on every operation because the wrapped timeout value is far
>> too small.
>> Fix the overflow by capping the result at 2 seconds.  Cards specifying
>> longer timeouts are almost certainly insane, and host controllers
>> generally cannot support timeouts that long in any case.
>> 2 seconds should be plenty of time for any card to actually function;
>> the timeout calculation code is already using 1 second as a "worst case"
>> timeout for cards running in SPI mode.
> Needs a 'Signed-off-by'.

Oops, sorry. I'm still getting used to the patch workflow. Will resend.

Torne (Richard Coles)
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