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SubjectRe: 2.6.11-rc3-mm1
On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 08:54:06PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> "Marcos D. Marado Torres" <> wrote:
> >
> > Please add to -mm the patch in attachment, since it solves the old
> > acpi_power_off bug...
> What acpi_power_off bug? And how does it solve it?

Here's the observed bug that the patch is trying to fix:

What Marcos posted is a typo-corrected version of Eric Biederman's

In Eric's own words, the patch "needs some work before it goes into a
mainline kernel". AFAICT it's more of a proof-of-concept, just to see if
Eric's on the right track...

This is the motivation behind the patch:

-Barry K. Nathan <>

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