Re: beeping patch for debugging acpi sleep
From: Nigel Cunningham
Date: Wed Jun 13 2007 - 07:32:44 EST
On Wed, 2007-06-13 at 10:24 +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > > Wouldn't it be much more useful if it was unconditionally compiled in
> > > > and controlled instead by a sysfs entry? That way it will be far more
> > > > useful to $user who doesn't know or want to know how to compile and
> > > > install a kernel, but wants to do what they can to get provide helpful
> > > > debugging info and perhaps even get it going.
> > >
> > > I like this idea.
> > >
> > > > Yes, Pavel, I'll supply a patch if you (plural) agree.
> > >
> > > I agree. :-)
> > Ok. I'll take Pavel's silence as agreement too. I'll be a little slow
> > (as usual, nowadays!), but will try to get it done next week. I think I
> > can in clear conscience do it on Redhat time if I don't manage it
> > beforehand.
> Well, everyone wants it so what can I do... Stefan basically posted 3
> liner to do that, and that one will probably work... so just test it.
As he admitted, it's a quick and dirty hack. I'd like to try something
> Oh, and please keep the macro, so it can be moved around .S file for
> finding out where it crashes.
Are there other points you'd like to nominate? It would defeat the logic
for implementing a nice interface if you still have to recompile your
kernel to test beeping in another place.
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