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authorSebastian Ott <sebott@linux.vnet.ibm.com>2010-02-26 22:37:25 +0100
committerMartin Schwidefsky <sky@mschwide.boeblingen.de.ibm.com>2010-02-26 22:37:29 +0100
commit879acca58a904c25487c89ab11e23eb556fb13d3 (patch)
tree6b645121090442eb74807ad8388f9986b551def3 /Documentation/s390
parentbe5d3823f29c09676abd2eeea4f9767bc4a1a531 (diff)
[S390] cio: introduce cio_settle
This patch introduces a proc file cio_settle. A write request to this file is blocked until all queued cio actions are handled. This will allow userspace to wait for pending work affecting device availability after changing cio_ignore or the hardware configuration. Signed-off-by: Sebastian Ott <sebott@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/s390/CommonIO b/Documentation/s390/CommonIO
index 339207d11d95..d378cba66456 100644
--- a/Documentation/s390/CommonIO
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@@ -87,6 +87,12 @@ Command line parameters
compatibility, by the device number in hexadecimal (0xabcd or abcd). Device
numbers given as 0xabcd will be interpreted as 0.0.abcd.
+* /proc/cio_settle
+
+ A write request to this file is blocked until all queued cio actions are
+ handled. This will allow userspace to wait for pending work affecting
+ device availability after changing cio_ignore or the hardware configuration.
+
* For some of the information present in the /proc filesystem in 2.4 (namely,
/proc/subchannels and /proc/chpids), see driver-model.txt.
Information formerly in /proc/irq_count is now in /proc/interrupts.

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