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authorPaolo 'Blaisorblade' Giarrusso <blaisorblade@yahoo.it>2006-02-24 13:03:57 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-02-24 14:31:37 -0800
commitf462e8f913bdc7a28ce55508d0c045a0c445b157 (patch)
treece584e748f632d90307d3c2cd62294f3b209c903
parentdc1561ac019ff7b6f75c5175abd2ec65c8dbd581 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-f462e8f913bdc7a28ce55508d0c045a0c445b157.tar.gz
[PATCH] uml: better error reporting for read_output
Do precise error handling: print precise error messages, distinguishing short reads and read errors. This functions fails frequently enough for me so I bothered doing this fix. Signed-off-by: Paolo 'Blaisorblade' Giarrusso <blaisorblade@yahoo.it> Acked-by: Jeff Dike <jdike@addtoit.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
-rw-r--r--arch/um/drivers/net_user.c34
1 files changed, 22 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/arch/um/drivers/net_user.c b/arch/um/drivers/net_user.c
index 098fa65981a..0e2f06187ea 100644
--- a/arch/um/drivers/net_user.c
+++ b/arch/um/drivers/net_user.c
@@ -47,10 +47,12 @@ void tap_check_ips(char *gate_addr, unsigned char *eth_addr)
}
}
+/* Do reliable error handling as this fails frequently enough. */
void read_output(int fd, char *output, int len)
{
- int remain, n, actual;
+ int remain, ret, expected;
char c;
+ char *str;
if(output == NULL){
output = &c;
@@ -58,23 +60,31 @@ void read_output(int fd, char *output, int len)
}
*output = '\0';
- n = os_read_file(fd, &remain, sizeof(remain));
- if(n != sizeof(remain)){
- printk("read_output - read of length failed, err = %d\n", -n);
- return;
+ ret = os_read_file(fd, &remain, sizeof(remain));
+
+ if (ret != sizeof(remain)) {
+ expected = sizeof(remain);
+ str = "length";
+ goto err;
}
while(remain != 0){
- n = (remain < len) ? remain : len;
- actual = os_read_file(fd, output, n);
- if(actual != n){
- printk("read_output - read of data failed, "
- "err = %d\n", -actual);
- return;
+ expected = (remain < len) ? remain : len;
+ ret = os_read_file(fd, output, expected);
+ if (ret != expected) {
+ str = "data";
+ goto err;
}
- remain -= actual;
+ remain -= ret;
}
+
return;
+
+err:
+ if (ret < 0)
+ printk("read_output - read of %s failed, errno = %d\n", str, -ret);
+ else
+ printk("read_output - read of %s failed, read only %d of %d bytes\n", str, ret, expected);
}
int net_read(int fd, void *buf, int len)