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From: "Kay Sievers" <>
To: "Tejun Heo" <>
Cc: linux-scsi <>,
	"Linux Kernel" <>,
	"Jens Axboe" <>
Subject: Re: why does udev set timeout for all SCSI devices?
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 09:30:56 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 03:55, Tejun Heo <> wrote:
> As the $SUBJ says, why does udev set timeout for all SCSI devices?
> It's the following two rules.
> 50-udev-default.rules:SUBSYSTEM=="scsi", KERNEL=="[0-9]*:[0-9]*",
> ACTION=="add", ATTR{type}=="0|7|14", ATTR{timeout}="60"
> 50-udev-default.rules:SUBSYSTEM=="scsi", KERNEL=="[0-9]*:[0-9]*",
> ACTION=="add", ATTR{type}=="1", ATTR{timeout}="900"
> The appropriate default timeout differs depending on the transport and
> the type of the attached device, so the above two rules harm more than
> help.  The affect of the above two rules weren't visible for some
> reason but with recent block layer timeout update, they actually work
> and cause problems.

It's in there for years, I can not even dig out, where it is coming
from. I just removed it from the default rules.


      reply	other threads:[~2008-10-30  8:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-30  2:55 Tejun Heo
2008-10-30  8:30 ` Kay Sievers [this message]

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