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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH 0/8] Suspend block api (version 6)
On Wed, 19 May 2010 09:59:34 +0300
Felipe Balbi <> wrote:

> >The corollary is that real world systems have to operate in the face of
> >misbehaving hardware *and* software.
> I still think the kernel shouldn't deal with broken applications and we
> shouldn't try to fix them in kernel space. We can, of course, try to
> find them and have all sorts of bells and whistles shouting 'process
> %s is preventing CPU from sleeping for %llu nanoseconds' or something
> like that.

But with that, you still shift the burden of exchanging that app with
an feature-equivalent non-broken version to the user.
which is not user friendly and not necessary if you have a "smart"
enough kernel.


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