Patchwork [v4,07/10] libsas: don't recover 'gone' devices in sas_ata_hard_reset()

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Submitter Dan Williams
Date Jan. 17, 2012, 5:11 a.m.
Message ID <20120117051137.22344.94760.stgit@localhost6.localdomain6>
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Permalink /patch/136393/
State Not Applicable
Delegated to: David Miller
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Dan Williams - Jan. 17, 2012, 5:11 a.m.
The commands that timeout when a disk is forcibly removed may trigger
libata to attempt recovery of the device.  If libsas has decided to
remove the device don't permit ata to continue to issue resets to its
last known phy.

The primary motivation for this patch is hotplug testing by writing 0 to
/sys/class/sas_phy/phyX/enable.  Without this check this test leads to
libata issuing a reset and re-enabling the device that wants to be torn

Signed-off-by: Dan Williams <>
 drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_ata.c |    3 +++
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_ata.c b/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_ata.c
index 92f7e78..0cb538f 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_ata.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/libsas/sas_ata.c
@@ -326,6 +326,9 @@  static int sas_ata_hard_reset(struct ata_link *link, unsigned int *class,
 	struct domain_device *dev = ap->private_data;
 	struct sas_internal *i = dev_to_sas_internal(dev);
+	if (test_bit(SAS_DEV_GONE, &dev->state))
+		return -ENODEV;
 	res = i->dft->lldd_I_T_nexus_reset(dev);