Re: [PATCH] NCR53C9x ESP: C99 designated initializers

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Nov 11 2002 - 08:05:25 EST

On Mon, 2002-11-11 at 09:43, David S. Miller wrote:
> That's a little inconvenient.
> I have to wait for an interrupt from the chip to know the RESET
> started by the eh_reset_bus_handler code is done, and I'm certainly
> not going to spin there for 5 seconds or however long it decides to
> take. :-)

Lots of drivers do

> Either eh_reset_bus_handler needs to be allowed to sleep, or it needs
> to be changed so that an "RESET in progress, please wait" status can
> be returned.

The stupid thing is we take the lock then call the eh function then drop
it. You can drop the lock, wait and retake it. I need to fix a couple of
other drivers to do a proper wait and in much the same way.

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