Re: [PATCH 8] PM: Allow user space to change the power.async_suspend flag of devices

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Thu Aug 27 2009 - 18:23:21 EST

On Thursday 27 August 2009, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> Hi Rafael,
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 09:20:55PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx>
> >
> > Add sysfs attribute power/async for every device allowing the user
> > space to access the device's power.async_suspend flag and modify it,
> > if necessary.
> >
> I don't think we should let users meddle with individual devices;
> one global flag should be enough to work around "broken-at-the-moment"
> issues.

Well, this patch is handy for testing if anyone is interested, so I posted it.

It isn't exactly safe, though, you're right.

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