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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH 0/8] Suspend block api (version 8)
On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 08:06:38PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-05-27 at 18:59 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 07:56:21PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2010-05-27 at 18:52 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > >
> > > > If that's what you're aiming for then you don't need to block
> > > > applications on hardware access because they should all already have
> > > > idled themselves.
> > >
> > > Correct, a well behaved app would have. I thought we all agreed that
> > > well behaved apps weren't the problem?
> >
> > Ok. So the existing badly-behaved application ignores your request and
> > then gets blocked. And now it no longer responds to wakeup events.
>
> It will, when it gets unblocked from whatever thing it got stuck on.

It's blocked on the screen being turned off. It's supposed to be reading
a network packet. How does it ever get to reading the network packet?

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Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org

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