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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fixup ahci suspend / resume
On Tue, Feb 28 2006, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Hannes Reinecke wrote:
> >From: Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.de>
> >Subject: AHCI suspend / resume fixes.
> >
> >The current ahci driver has the problem that it doesn't resume properly.
> >Or rather, that resuming is unstable.
> >Reason being is that AHCI has 4 registers containing the DMA address it
> >should write things to. Of course there is no guarantee that Linux has
> >assigned the same address to the DMA area across reboots.
> >So we should better re-initialize those registers after resume.
> >
> >The patch also improves the port_start / port_stop routines to be more
> >closely modelled after the spec. This also avoids a nasty msleep(500)
> >during initialisation.
> >
> >Signed-off-by: Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.de>
>
>
> Seems sane at first glance, but can you please regenerate this against
> libata-dev.git#upstream ?
>
> Upstream 2.6.x doesn't care at all about suspend/resume, and AHCI has
> seen several modifications in #upstream that are waiting for 2.6.17.

Upstream 2.6.x certainly _does_ care about suspend/resume! To me, this
patch seems simple enough to be included. It's little more than
splitting the register init out form the port_stop/start functions and
calling them on resume/suspend appropriately.

--
Jens Axboe

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