Re: [PATCH 2/3] PCI: Suspend and resume PCI Express ports with interrupts disabled

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Sat Dec 06 2008 - 12:46:51 EST

On Saturday, 6 of December 2008, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sat, 6 Dec 2008, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >
> > I think it should go through Jesse?
> Probably correct. And we want it in -next, so that it can get some testing
> even before I open the merge window. Because I hope everybody realizes
> that there's no way we're doing this in 2.6.28, and we'll leave the broken
> and unreliable suspend.
> Because afaik this is not a new bug (I tried to push a patch to do
> suspend_late/resume_early for the PCI code a _loong_ time ago, but it
> never got merged), and the only reason it showed up as a regression was
> almost certainly simply that we've always had this.
> IOW, suspend/resume has always been dodgy wrt interrupts, and there's some
> luck involved. And your machine just happened to get unlucky.
> I'd love to fix this in 2.6.28, but it's just not reasonable - it needs
> widespread testing with an early -rc merge. And if it turns out to fix a
> lot of machines, and there are no regressions, we can always back-port it
> later.

I agree.

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