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Date:   Thu, 5 Apr 2018 07:42:03 -0700
From:   Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>
To:     Sitsofe Wheeler <sitsofe@...il.com>
Cc:     Jens Axboe <axboe@...nel.dk>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-block@...r.kernel.org,
        Stefan Haberland <sth@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        Jan Hoeppner <hoeppner@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        Bart Van Assche <Bart.VanAssche@....com>
Subject: Re: [BISECTED][REGRESSION] Hang while booting EeePC 900

Hello,

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
operation.

Thanks.

-- 
tejun

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