Re: [patch-mm 06/23] clockevents: Fix resume logic

From: Nigel Cunningham
Date: Sun Jun 10 2007 - 05:44:06 EST

Hi Thomas.

On Sun, 2007-06-10 at 09:44 +0000, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> plain text document attachment (clockevents-fix-resume-logic.patch)
> We need to make sure, that the clockevent devices are resumed, before
> the tick is resumed. The current resume logic does not guarantee this.
> Add CLOCK_EVT_MODE_RESUME and call the set mode functions of the clock
> event devices before resuming the tick / oneshot functionality.
> Fixup the existing users.

What are the implications of the issue for current (i386) users? (Could
suspend/hibernation be broken in any way without this patch?)



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