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SubjectRe: [PATCH] nvme: Check for readiness more quickly, to speed up boot time

On 03/01/2020 10:32 AM, Keith Busch wrote:
> The key being this sleep schedules the task unlike udelay. It's neat
> you can boot where 100ms is considered a long time.
> This clearly helps when you've one nvme that becomes ready quickly, but
> what happens with many nvme's that are slow to ready? This change will
> end up polling the status of those 1000's of times, I wonder if there's
> a point where this frequent sleep/wake cycle initializing a whole lot
> of nvme devices in parallel may interfere with other init tasks.

This is what I didn't understand, although patch does improves
performance for one controller under one situation, (also after
testing I didn't see big issues with the controllers that I've,
I didn't understand how it will behave with the situation you have
mentioned. But anyways, looks good.

Reviewed-by: Chaitanya Kulkarni <>

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