Re: [PATCH 2.6.18-rc4] aoe [10/13]: module parameter for device timeout

From: Ed L. Cashin
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 19:38:16 EST

On Sat, Aug 19, 2006 at 12:03:07AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> Ar Gwe, 2006-08-18 am 13:39 -0400, ysgrifennodd Ed L. Cashin:
> > Signed-off-by: "Ed L. Cashin" <ecashin@xxxxxxxxxx>
> >
> > The aoe_deadsecs module parameter sets the number of seconds that
> > elapse before a nonresponsive AoE device is marked as dead.
> >
> Isn't this a) per link dependant and b) needing to be runtime tuned
> (sysfs say ?)

No, this is just for users who need very fast failure. The default
three minutes is good for things like short network interruptions and
even quick AoE device reboots, but users who aren't interested in that
kind of flexibility and want a fast failure generally want it always
and on every link.

Ed L Cashin <ecashin@xxxxxxxxxx>
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