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SubjectRe: [ACPI] Re: [2.5.50, ACPI] link error
Hi!

> > > > > Doesn't that imply your fix is broken to begin with?
> > > >
> > > > ACPI/S4 support needs swsusp. ACPI/S3 needs big part of
> > > > swsusp. Splitting CONFIG_ACPI_SLEEP to S3 and S4 part seems like
> > > > overdesign to me, OTOH if you do the work it is okay with me.
> > >
> > > You broke the design. S3 support was developed long before swsusp was in
> > > the kernel, and completely indpendent of it. It should have remained that
> > > way.
> > >
> > > S3 support is a subset of what is need for S4 support.
> >
> > That's not true. acpi_wakeup.S is nasty piece of code, needed for S3
> > but not for S4. Big part of driver support is only needed for S3.
> >
> > > swsusp is an implementation of S4 support. In theory, there could be
> > > multiple implementations that all use the same core (saving/restoring
> > > state).
> >
> > There were patches for S4bios floating around, but it never really
> > worked, IIRC.
>
> No. It work. I do not resubmmited patches because I think that
> swsusp is better.

I think that s4bios is nice to have. Its similar to S3 and easier to
set up than swsusp... It would be nice to have it.
Pavel
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