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[dm-devel] Re: [PATCH] Remove capping from dev_loss_tmo



Mike Christie wrote:
> Hannes Reinecke wrote:
>> diff --git a/drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_fc.c
>> b/drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_fc.c
>> index 573ce21..6f39bf4 100644
>> --- a/drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_fc.c
>> +++ b/drivers/scsi/scsi_transport_fc.c
>> @@ -475,7 +475,8 @@ MODULE_PARM_DESC(dev_loss_tmo,
>>           "Maximum number of seconds that the FC transport should"
>>           " insulate the loss of a remote port. Once this value is"
>>           " exceeded, the scsi target is removed. Value should be"
>> -         " between 1 and SCSI_DEVICE_BLOCK_MAX_TIMEOUT.");
>> +         " between 1 and SCSI_DEVICE_BLOCK_MAX_TIMEOUT if"
>> +         " fast_io_fail_tmo is not set.");
>>  
> 
> What was the largest timeout value you tried? I think I am hitting a bug
> with iscsi where if you pass queue_delayed_work a large enough value it
> will overflow and instead of getting 100 minutes you get 1.

Well, 0x7fffffff works, 0xffffffff is rejected with -EINVAL.
And so should every other value with the top bit set.

Cheers,

Hannes
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