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SubjectRe: [git patches] libata hibernation fixes
Tejun Heo wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> This adds code at a late stage (heading towards -rc4), but does
>> eliminate a particular spin-up overcycling behavior associated with
>> hibernation.
>>
>> Rafael's extended description below... Separated to make it easier to
>> pull-or-not, separate from the other libata fixes. There shouldn't be
>> any merge trouble between the two.
>>
>> SATA: Blacklist systems that spin off disks during ACPI power off
>
> Jeff, I think this should be merged into 2.6.29 unless Linus still
> objects. Linus, as discussed in this thread, this is workaround for a
> hardware / firmware problem and vanilla windows also suffers the
> problem, so as ugly as it is, we need this to prevent double spin down
> on the machine.

(Just returned from New Year's holiday)

Yes, I definitely want to put it in as well.

Jeff





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