Re: Kexec, DMA, and SMP

From: Zwane Mwaikambo (
Date: Fri Feb 14 2003 - 14:26:38 EST

On Fri, 14 Feb 2003, Corey Minyard wrote:

> Yes, some do and some don't. You could define a new state for the
> "suspend" call that says "just shut down with no locks". But the
> infrastructure is already in the PCI code and others to do a suspend,
> you could use that and take it out of all the CONFIG_PM ifdefs.

I don't think suspending devices is safe at that stage since removing
devices and walking lists and freeing memory and disabling devices and...
kicks up quite a storm.


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