Re: When will the lunacy end? (Was Re: [PATCH] uswsusp: add pmops->{prepare,enter,finish} support (aka "platform mode"))

From: Stefan Seyfried
Date: Tue Sep 26 2006 - 06:17:14 EST

On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 12:34:35AM +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:

> PMOPS_PREPARE (& friends) is "tell ACPI to light up that moon
> symbol". Useful suspend can be done without that, but ACPI will be
> confused on resume.

Just to make sure Andrew does not get confused: it also ensures on many
machines, that changed hardware (unplugged AC adapters) gets correctly
detected and that kacpid does not run wild after resume.

I personally would not really care too much about the moon symbol on the
thinkpads, but i care about the ac_adapter state being right :-)

Stefan Seyfried
QA / R&D Team Mobile Devices | "Any ideas, John?"
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Nürnberg | "Well, surrounding them's out."
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