APPLIED/cmnt: [SRU][A][PATCH 0/1] LP#1729119: NVMe timeout parameter type change

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Mon Nov 20 14:39:15 UTC 2017


On 16.11.2017 06:36, Daniel Axtens wrote:
> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1729119
> 
> [SRU Justification]
> 
> [Impact]
> Some NVMe operations time out too quickly. The module parameters allow
> the timeouts to be extended, but only up to 255s, as the counters are
> bytes.
> 
> [Fix]
> The underlying parameters are unsigned ints, so make the module
> parameters unsigned ints too, by picking patch
> http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-nvme/2017-September/012701.html
> 
> [Regression Potential]
> Very limited: only types of module parameters are changing, the patch
> is easily reviewable.
> 
> Marc Olson (1):
>   nvme: update timeout module parameter type
> 
>  drivers/nvme/host/core.c | 8 ++++----
>  drivers/nvme/host/nvme.h | 4 ++--
>  2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> 
Applied to master-next on Artful, dropping the linux-next reference as the patch
is now upstream.

-Stefan

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