[rt2x00-users] [PATCH 3/5] rt2x00: rt2800usb: rework txstatus code
sgruszka at redhat.com
Tue Mar 20 01:29:06 EST 2012
On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 02:13:39PM +0100, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> > > > + if (rt2800usb_txstatus_pending(rt2x00dev) &&
> > > > + test_and_set_bit(TX_STATUS_READING, &rt2x00dev->flags))
> > >
> > > I would put a bang before that test_and...
> > I don't understand what you mean, perhaps you could post a patch
> > or provide code snipset here, so I could comment.
> If I understand correctly, status should be read again if there are
> pending entries and no one else has set TX_STATUS_READING yet. In that
> case return value of test_and_set_bit should be negated. I might be
> missing something though.
You are correct, this is another good catch! Fix is on the go.
> > I do not understand your objection here too. If rt2800usb_txstatus_pending()
> > will return true and if TX_STATUS_READING bit is not set, we will run hrtimer
> > to read status after 500 micro seconds. We exit the loop if kfifo is empty
> > and no entry timed out waiting to get corresponding TX status.
> Yes, I don't mean that this code is wrong. I just think that
> rt2800usb_async_read_tx_status have no chance of actually going past
> TX_STATUS_READING check. If every dma_done schedules reading and
> reading stops only when all pending entries have their statuses then
> call to rt2800usb_async_read_tx_status after we processed statuses is
> All that said, I haven't tested this hypothesis and may be completely
> wrong (again). Also I _don't_ mean that this call should be removed,
> just wanted to me sure I understand everything correctly ;-)
I think you have right. I'll review that carefully and remove those
lines if they are useless.
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