Re: [PARPORT] ECP mode for printers

Alan Cox (
Sat, 19 Jun 1999 11:45:31 +0100 (BST)

> > It wont. It will however eventually do aborts, resets and then give up
> > on failed bus resets.
> I stand humbly corrected (the abort/reset sequence is an area I want
> to stay away from), although once a device has had a failed bus reset
> it is as good as dead. The mid-level SCSI code ignores the driver and
> if the driver is a module there is no way to unload it (from memory -
> pending requests prevents dismounts).
> Time to figure out how to increase the timeouts, preferably the
> "correct" way rather than jumping on the SCSI request which appears
> fraught with danger. That and no other SCSI driver I know of attempts
> such black magic.

I think this will work in the abort handler

                /* Fake that this isnt the second timeout */
                Scpnt->flags &= ~WAS_TIMEOUT;
                return SCSI_ABORT_SNOOZE;


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