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Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH 2/3] ide: ignore retry_unit check for non-retry
Re: [Qemu-block] [PATCH 2/3] ide: ignore retry_unit check for non-retry operations
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 12:41:29 +0200
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On 29/06/2016 10:35, Evgeny Yakovlev wrote:
>> Wouldn't the assertion fail for a PIO read/write too? Perhaps
>> retry_unit should be set to s->unit in ide_transfer_start too.
> If PIO follows DMA and fails then yes, it looks like it will trigger an
> assert. I am not sure about setting retry_unit in ide_transfer_start. It
> looks like currently only DMA I/O entries touch retry_unit at all. Does
> that mean that PIO, flush, etc do not support retries by design and we
> need to add more exceptions to assert check or is it a real bug in how
> retries are initialized?
Both PIO and flush do support retries, so I think it is a real bug.
Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 0/3] block: ignore flush requests when storage is clean, Eric Blake, 2016/06/24