Re: [PATCH 09/12] net: mediatek: increase watchdog_timeo

From: Andrew Lunn
Date: Sun Jun 05 2016 - 10:56:49 EST

On Sun, Jun 05, 2016 at 08:33:02AM +0200, John Crispin wrote:
> During stress testing, after reducing the threshold value, we have seen
> TX timeouts that were caused by the watchdog_timeo value being too low.
> Increase the value to 5 * HZ which is a value commonly used by many other
> drivers.

I've never studied what watchdog_timeo actually means. Does it mean a
transmit has not completed in that amount of time? Would this imply
you have 5 seconds worth of packets in your transmit queue? Do you
know what the driver is doing during this 5 seconds?