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SubjectRe: [patch] PM: suspend/resume debugging should depend on SOFTWARE_SUSPEND
On Sunday, 26 November 2006 21:30, Robert Hancock wrote:
> Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >> btw, I have some code almost ready for sata_nv to add proper
> >> suspend/resume support. Unfortunately I have trouble testing it, since
> >> STR doesn't work on my machine since, guess what - the video doesn't
> >> come back! It doesn't even take the monitor out of standby mode. None of
> >> the acpi_sleep options seem to work, and vbetool appears to helpfully
> >> segfault on any operation so that's out.
> >
> > I guess it's x86-64? Which version of vbetool?
> Yes, it's x86-64, with whatever version of vbetool comes with Fedora Core 5.
> >
> >> This is an NVIDIA SLI setup so that probably makes things a bit more
> >> complicated.
> >
> > Ouch.
> >
> >> In any case, it should be better than what we have right now for
> >> suspend/resume support in sata_nv, namely the "do nothing, won't work
> >> (at least not for CK804 and later)" implementation..
> >
> > I think I can test it if you send me the patch.
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Rafael
> Here it is attached. This patch needs to be applied to 2.6.19-rc6-mm1 on
> top of the other one I just submitted, "[PATCH -mm] sata_nv: fix ATAPI
> in ADMA mode". I don't think it's too horribly broken since it did what
> it should have on some aborted suspend-to-disk attempts. (It looks like
> STD doesn't work either, it complains there is no swap available even
> though there is.. maybe because there's 2GB of RAM and 2GB of swap? It
> should still fit though, I would think, as not all RAM is in use..) In
> any case, if it works out OK then I can submit this formally.

I coudn't test it earlier, sorry.

On top of 2.6.19-rc6-mm2 applies and works (although the box also resumes
just fine without it ;-)).


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