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Date:	Wed, 31 Jan 2007 09:16:42 -0600
From:	olof@...om.net (Olof Johansson)
To:	Ingo Oeser <netdev@...eo.de>
Cc:	jgarzik@...ox.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Francois Romieu <romieu@...zoreil.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [v3] PA Semi PWRficient Ethernet driver

Hi,

On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 01:44:31PM +0100, Ingo Oeser wrote:

> You might want to write these loops like that:
[...]

> That way you:
> - Let you give other processes a chance to run, 
>   while you wait for your hardware state to change 
>   (if your hardware can tolerate these latencies).
> - can somehow handle hardware failure and at least give the user a clue
>   what is happening.

Yep, makes sense. I'll implement something like it.


Thanks,

-Olof
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