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SubjectRe: [PATCH] SATA / AHCI: Do not play with the link PM during suspend to RAM
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On Thursday, August 26, 2010, Stephan Diestelhorst wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 August 2010 18:11:22 Stephan Diestelhorst wrote:
> > On Tuesday 24 August 2010 18:07:23 Stephan Diestelhorst wrote:
> > > On Monday 23 August 2010 14:03:40 Tejun Heo wrote:
> > > > On 08/19/2010 06:23 PM, Stephan Diestelhorst wrote:
> > > > > It says "max_performance", I have not touched anyhting. So it has been
> > > > > like that all the time. Would this explain why your patch did not show
> > > > > the debug printout?
> > > >
> > > > Hmm... okay. Yeah, if you haven't been using IPM at all, there won't
> > > > be any debug messages but at the same time the posted patch should
> > > > have had the same effect as Rafael's patch as IPM path isn't traveled
> > > > at all. Can you please check the followings?
> > > >
> [...]
> > > > * Rafael's patch actually fixes the problem. If you haven't been
> > > > using IPM at all, Rafael's patch and mine should behave exactly the
> > > > same (ie. no IPM operation at all during suspend/resume). It could
> > > > be that you're seeing a different issue.
> > >
> > > That next on my list...
>
> Just did the following: Rebased Rafaels patch to 2.6.35 and tried it
> again (with added prints to make sure I am running the right one) and
> did >10 suspend to ram / resume cycles under I/O write load. All of
> them worked fine (for comparison: your patch resulted in RO HDD at
> first attempt).
>
> (I had some extra prints around the suspend functions changed in
> Rafael's patch, tried with and without, no change--works flawlessly.)
>
> What do you make of this?

I think my patch actually does more than the Tejun's one. I need to have a
deeper look at them both.

I'm still testing the Tejun's patch on my system where I was able to reproduce
the problem, but so far it's been working.

Thanks,
Rafael


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