Re: [linux-pm] [PATCH 0/8] Suspend block api (version 6)

From: Felipe Balbi
Date: Mon May 17 2010 - 15:39:18 EST


On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 10:38:40PM +0300, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> that's a whole other story. Hardware issues are things which in 99.999%
> of the cases we can't change. We have to work around them. Software
> bugs, on the other hand, can be fixed much more easily. I'm sure you
> agree with that, don't you ?
> Trying to make a comparisson between hardware bug and software bug is
> simply non-sense in this case.

before you reply saying that most of the problems are firmware bugs, try
to file a bug to any of the usb storage manufacturers and wait for them
to fix. It's virtualy impossible, so let's consider it a problem that
has to be worked around.

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