Re: [PATCH] preserve correct battery state through suspend/resume cycles

From: Stefan Seyfried
Date: Sat Sep 30 2006 - 07:49:04 EST

On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 04:50:49AM +0200, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> There is a problem in th following scenario(s):
> boot -> suspend -> (un)plug battery -> resume
> The problem arises in both cases - i.e. suspend with battery plugged in,
> and resume with battery unplugged, or vice versa.
> After resume, when the battery status has changed (plugged in -> unplegged
> or unplugged -> plugged in) during the time when the system was sleeping,
> the /proc/acpi/battery/*/* is wrong (showing the state before suspend, not
> the current state).

Is this also needed if you use "platform" method? Also with suspend-to-RAM?

> The following patch adds ->resume method to the ACPI battery handler, which
> has the only aim - to check whether the battery state has changed during sleep,
> and if so, update the ACPI internal data structures, so that information
> published through /proc/acpi/battery/*/* is correct even after suspend/resume
> cycle, during which the battery was removed/inserted.

Although it generally is a good idea to add suspend and resume methods to
all ACPI drivers, it would be interesting to know if you still need this
when using the correct method (platform) instead of the incorrect default
method (shutdown).

echo "platform" > /sys/power/disk
echo "disk" > /sys/power/state
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QA / R&D Team Mobile Devices \ wanted to be paid for what I write."
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