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Date:   Thu, 5 Apr 2018 07:42:03 -0700
From:   Tejun Heo <>
To:     Sitsofe Wheeler <>
Cc:     Jens Axboe <>,,,
        Stefan Haberland <>,
        Jan Hoeppner <>,
        Bart Van Assche <>
Subject: Re: [BISECTED][REGRESSION] Hang while booting EeePC 900


On Thu, Apr 05, 2018 at 09:14:15AM +0100, Sitsofe Wheeler wrote:
> Just out of interest, does the fact that an abort occurs mean that the
> hardware is somehow broken or badly behaved?

Not really.  For example, ATAPI devices depend on exception handling
to fetch sense data as a part of normal operation which is handled by
libata exception handler which is invoked by aborting the original
command.  So, exception handling can often be a part of normal



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