Re: [PATCH -mm 6/7] PM: Remove power_state.event checks from suspend core code

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Thu Jun 14 2007 - 18:39:41 EST

On Thursday, 14 June 2007 16:21, David Brownell wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 June 2007, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx>
> >
> > The suspend routines should be called for every device during a system sleep
> > transition, regardless of the device's state, so that drivers can regard these
> > method calls as notifications that the system is about to go to sleep, rather
> > than as directives to put their devices into the 'off' state.
> Did you audit all the drivers to make sure this won't break things?
> Like for example through inappropriate pci_save_state() calls?

I did, but not very carefully.

> I'd really expect this patch would break things...

Well, in that case I'll have a closer look at them.


"Premature optimization is the root of all evil." - Donald Knuth
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