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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] Add suspend/resume for HPET


On Sat, 31 Mar 2007, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
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> While I agree in principle with the patch, I'm a bit uncomfortable. The
> sys device suspend / resume ordering is not guaranteed and relies on the
> registering order.

Well, this is why we probably should try to get away from the "system
device" issue, exactly because system devices are totally outside the
normal ordering and only have a random linear order.

If the clocksources were actually in the device tree, you'd get all the
normal guarantees about hierarchical ordering..

Linus
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