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Date:	Sun, 1 Jul 2007 07:19:13 +0530
From:	"Dhananjay Phadke" <>
To:	"Jeff Garzik" <>
Cc:	"Michael Buesch" <>,,, "Milan Bag" <>,
	"Wen Xiong" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] NetXen: Graceful teardown of interface and hardware upon module unload

This stage is safe to bail out on signal. It's initializing about a
hundred registers
and trying to guaranty by retrying, so can get stretched too much on faulty h/w.


On 7/1/07, Jeff Garzik <> wrote:
> While strictly this is true, I strongly urge the use of
> non-interruptible sleeps when used in hardware-related delays.  Very
> rarely does one really want to care about signals for such cases.
>         Jeff
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