Re: [PATCH v1 02/20] [SCSI] mpt3sas: Get IOC_FACTS information using handshake protocol only after HBA card gets into READY or Operational state.

From: Martin K. Petersen
Date: Fri Jun 19 2015 - 11:04:27 EST

>>>>> " " == Sreekanth Reddy <sreekanth.reddy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Driver initialization fails if driver tries to send IOC facts request message when the IOC is in reset or in a fault state.
> This patch will make sure that
> 1.Driver to send IOC facts request message only if HBA is in operational or ready state.
> 2.If IOC is in fault state, a diagnostic reset would be issued.
> 3.If IOC is in reset state then driver will wait for 10 seconds to exit out of reset state.
> If the HBA continues to be in reset state, then the HBA wouldn't be claimed by the driver.

Reviewed-by: Martin K. Petersen <martin.petersen@xxxxxxxxxx>

Martin K. Petersen Oracle Linux Engineering
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