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From: "Justin T. Gibbs" <gibbs@scsiguy.com>
To: "Gérard Roudier" <groudier@free.fr>
Cc: "David M. Grimes" <dmgrime@appliedtheory.com>,
	Jim Crilly <noth@noth.is.eleet.ca>, Rob Turk <r.turk@chello.nl>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: AIC7xxx panic
Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2001 20:21:58 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200110090221.f992LwY63329@aslan.scsiguy.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Sun, 07 Oct 2001 16:48:18 +0200." <20011007163158.Q1555-100000@gerard>

>The right fix might well not apply to the driver code. Btw, I donnot plan
>to look into the problem, as Justin may just be studying it, in my
>guessing.  I just wanted to suggest to also look into upper layers and not
>to only focus on the low-level driver.

I can't really speak to what is an acceptable number of segments
for Linux (I just copied what the old driver did), but the aic7xxx
driver does export its current limit to upper layers and that limit
should be honored.

--
Justin

      parent reply	other threads:[~2001-10-09  2:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2001-10-07 10:37 Jim Crilly
2001-10-07 10:48 ` Rob Turk
2001-10-07 11:28 ` Jim Crilly
2001-10-07 12:21   ` David M. Grimes
2001-10-07 14:48     ` Gérard Roudier
2001-10-08  2:31       ` Jim Crilly
2001-10-09  0:51         ` David M. Grimes
2001-10-09 11:47           ` Alan Cox
2001-10-09  2:21       ` Justin T. Gibbs [this message]

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