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From: Holger Macht <hmacht@suse.de>
To: Tejun Heo <htejun@gmail.com>
Cc: Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-ide@vger.kernel.org,
	Kristen Carlson Accardi <kristen.c.accardi@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] libata: Register for dock events when the drive is inside a dock station
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 12:09:27 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080228110927.GA5745@homac.suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47C6804A.50705@gmail.com>

On Thu 28. Feb - 18:35:06, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Holger Macht wrote:
> > The hotplug handler is only called if the device is actually inside the
> > dock station. If it is not, nothing will happen. I hope that I got your
> > question right?
> 
> Yes, right.
> 
> > However, if this would be helpful, it would be easy to add something like
> > a am_I_on_dock_station?(...) function to the dock driver.
> 
> Hmm.. as long as the event is only delivered when the device is actually
> connected behind dock, I think it's okay.

The dock driver also export a is_dock_device(acpi_handle) function, which
could be used to make more fine-grained decisions, but it shouldn't be
needed here.

> Does the attached patch fix the previous undock problem?  It now
> explicitly tells libata EH to detach the notified devices on
> EJECT_REQUEST and wait for EH to complete such that control is returned
> to ACPI after all notified devices are actually detached.

No it does not. Apparently, it freezes faster (from 1 second down to
immediately). Before, it just froze when someone (in this case HAL) tried
to access the device. The "echo 1 > undock" call does not even return, so
it might have introduced another problem.

Regards,
	Holger

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-28 11:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-14 12:40 Holger Macht
2008-02-14 12:56 ` Holger Macht
2008-02-20 17:11   ` Jeff Garzik
2008-02-21 11:53     ` Holger Macht
2008-02-22  1:34       ` Tejun Heo
2008-02-26 10:15         ` Holger Macht
2008-02-28  9:35           ` Tejun Heo
2008-02-28 11:09             ` Holger Macht [this message]
2008-02-28 13:05               ` Tejun Heo
2008-02-28 15:58                 ` Holger Macht
2008-02-28 18:32                   ` Holger Macht
2008-02-28 23:36                     ` Holger Macht
2008-03-04  4:12                       ` Tejun Heo
2008-03-11 23:55                         ` Holger Macht
2008-03-12  5:15                           ` Tejun Heo

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