On 10/13/2016 06:10 AM, Hannes Reinecke wrote:
When a sequence times out we have no idea what happened to the
frame. And we do not know if we will ever receive the frame.
Hence we cannot re-use the xid as we would risk data corruption
if the xid had been re-used and the timed out frame would be
received after that.
So we need to quarantine the xid until the lport is reset.
Yes, I know this will (eventually) deplete the xid pool.
But for now it's the safest method.

Reviewed-by: Bart Van Assche <bart.vanass...@sandisk.com>
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