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    SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH 0/8] Suspend block api (version 8)
    On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 11:23:57PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > On Thu, 27 May 2010 23:09:49 +0100
    > Matthew Garrett <mjg59@srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
    >
    > > On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 11:08:06PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
    > >
    > > > This is I believe robust (and has been implemented on some non x86
    > > > boxes). It depends on not forcing running tasks into suspend. That is the
    > > > key.
    > >
    > > We've already established that ACPI systems require us to force running
    > > tasks into suspend. How do we avoid the race in that situation?
    >
    > Android phones do not have ACPI. Embedded platforms do not have ACPI. MID
    > x86 devices do not have ACPI.

    It doesn't matter. Right now there's a race condition in terms of
    wakeup events on ACPI systems. What's your proposal for fixing that?

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    Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org


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