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Date:	Sun, 1 Jul 2007 07:19:13 +0530
From:	"Dhananjay Phadke" <dhananjay.phadke@...il.com>
To:	"Jeff Garzik" <jeff@...zik.org>
Cc:	"Michael Buesch" <mb@...sch.de>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	rob@...xen.com, "Milan Bag" <mbag@...xen.com>,
	"Wen Xiong" <wenxiong@...ibm.com>
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.

-Dhananjay

On 7/1/07, Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org> 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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