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-rw-r--r--drivers/base/dd.c17
-rw-r--r--include/linux/device.h2
-rw-r--r--init/do_mounts.c13
-rw-r--r--init/do_mounts_md.c5
4 files changed, 31 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/base/dd.c b/drivers/base/dd.c
index 315bed8d5e7..13523123910 100644
--- a/drivers/base/dd.c
+++ b/drivers/base/dd.c
@@ -18,9 +18,11 @@
*/
#include <linux/device.h>
+#include <linux/delay.h>
#include <linux/module.h>
#include <linux/kthread.h>
#include <linux/wait.h>
+#include <linux/async.h>
#include "base.h"
#include "power/power.h"
@@ -168,6 +170,21 @@ int driver_probe_done(void)
}
/**
+ * wait_for_device_probe
+ * Wait for device probing to be completed.
+ *
+ * Note: this function polls at 100 msec intervals.
+ */
+int wait_for_device_probe(void)
+{
+ /* wait for the known devices to complete their probing */
+ while (driver_probe_done() != 0)
+ msleep(100);
+ async_synchronize_full();
+ return 0;
+}
+
+/**
* driver_probe_device - attempt to bind device & driver together
* @drv: driver to bind a device to
* @dev: device to try to bind to the driver
diff --git a/include/linux/device.h b/include/linux/device.h
index 45e5b1921fb..47f343c7bdd 100644
--- a/include/linux/device.h
+++ b/include/linux/device.h
@@ -147,6 +147,8 @@ extern void put_driver(struct device_driver *drv);
extern struct device_driver *driver_find(const char *name,
struct bus_type *bus);
extern int driver_probe_done(void);
+extern int wait_for_device_probe(void);
+
/* sysfs interface for exporting driver attributes */
diff --git a/init/do_mounts.c b/init/do_mounts.c
index 708105e163d..8d4ff5afc1d 100644
--- a/init/do_mounts.c
+++ b/init/do_mounts.c
@@ -370,10 +370,14 @@ void __init prepare_namespace(void)
ssleep(root_delay);
}
- /* wait for the known devices to complete their probing */
- while (driver_probe_done() != 0)
- msleep(100);
- async_synchronize_full();
+ /*
+ * wait for the known devices to complete their probing
+ *
+ * Note: this is a potential source of long boot delays.
+ * For example, it is not atypical to wait 5 seconds here
+ * for the touchpad of a laptop to initialize.
+ */
+ wait_for_device_probe();
md_run_setup();
@@ -399,6 +403,7 @@ void __init prepare_namespace(void)
while (driver_probe_done() != 0 ||
(ROOT_DEV = name_to_dev_t(saved_root_name)) == 0)
msleep(100);
+ async_synchronize_full();
}
is_floppy = MAJOR(ROOT_DEV) == FLOPPY_MAJOR;
diff --git a/init/do_mounts_md.c b/init/do_mounts_md.c
index ff95e319288..9bdddbcb3d6 100644
--- a/init/do_mounts_md.c
+++ b/init/do_mounts_md.c
@@ -281,8 +281,9 @@ static void __init autodetect_raid(void)
*/
printk(KERN_INFO "md: Waiting for all devices to be available before autodetect\n");
printk(KERN_INFO "md: If you don't use raid, use raid=noautodetect\n");
- while (driver_probe_done() < 0)
- msleep(100);
+
+ wait_for_device_probe();
+
fd = sys_open("/dev/md0", 0, 0);
if (fd >= 0) {
sys_ioctl(fd, RAID_AUTORUN, raid_autopart);