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SubjectRe: Help needed, Re: [Bug #14334] pcmcia suspend regression from 2.6.31.1 to 2.6.31.2 - Dell Inspiron 600m
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On Fri, 2009-10-30 at 12:47 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Fri, 30 Oct 2009, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >
> >
> > 1) Resume works if pcmcia_socket_dev_resume(dev) is moved to the "regular"
> > resume phase, after resume_device_irqs().
>
> Hmm. We really probably shouldn't call pcmcia_socket_dev_resume() in
> early_resume. It takes mutexes etc, and it calls "socket_resume()", which
> sleeps etc. That per se should be ok these days (since we don't actualyl
> disable CPU irq's, just device irqs), but it also does that whole card
> insertion events etc. And _that_ code I wouldn't trust at all.
>
> The PCMCIA code is better than it used to be a long time ago, but some of
> it is still pretty crazy.
>
> I get the feeling that we should just revert that commit 0c570cdeb, and
> instead always do PCMCIA suspend as a "eject" event. That way we have no
> driver behind it to resume at resume time - and we'll see any plugged-in
> device as just a new insertion.

To me the proper approach would be to split it so that

- early_resume() restores power & config space etc... so that existing
devices can move on (might check for removal). There's no other hotplug
activity

- normal resume() restarts handling of events such as insertions

Now, while I do have some cardbus & pcmcia stuff somewhere, I also don't
have much time to hack on this right now...

Cheers,
Ben.



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