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SubjectRE: Drivers: scsi: FLUSH timeout
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: geert.uytterhoeven@gmail.com [mailto:geert.uytterhoeven@gmail.com]
> On Behalf Of Geert Uytterhoeven
> Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 1:40 AM
> To: KY Srinivasan
> Cc: Mike Christie; Jack Wang; Greg KH; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org;
> devel@linuxdriverproject.org; ohering@suse.com; jbottomley@parallels.com;
> hch@infradead.org; linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: Drivers: scsi: FLUSH timeout
>
> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 11:53 PM, KY Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com> wrote:
> > I am not sure how that magic number was arrived at (the 60HZ number). We
> want this to be little higher -
>
> "60 * HZ" means "60 seconds".
>
> > would there be any issues raising this to say 180 seconds. This is the value we
> currently have for I/O
> > timeout.
>
> So you want to replace it by "180 * HZ", which is ... another magic number?

Ideally, I want this to be adjustable like the way we can change the I/O timeout.
Since that has been attempted earlier and rejected (not clear what the reasons were),
I was suggesting that we pick a larger number. James, let me know how I should proceed here.

Regards,

K. Y
>
> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
>
> Geert
>
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