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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 <felipe.balbi@nokia.com> 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.

    Cheers,
    Flo


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