Re: [PATCH 0/23] reboot-fixes

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Thu Jul 28 2005 - 02:46:55 EST


> >> > Yes, I think we should do device_suspend(PMSG_FREEZE) in reboot path.
> >>
> >> Considering how many device drivers that are likely broken, I disagree.
> >> Especially since Andrew seems to have trivially found a machine where it
> >> doesn't work.
> >
> > I'm not sure if we want to do that for 2.6.13, but long term, we
> > should just tell drivers to FREEZE instead of inventing reboot
> > notifier lists and similar uglynesses...
> Then as part of the patch device_shutdown should disappear. It
> is silly to have two functions that want to achieve the same
> thing.

I always thought that device_shutdown is different phase -- the one
with interrupts disabled...
teflon -- maybe it is a trademark, but it should not be.
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