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SubjectRe: [RFC] New Driver Model for 2.5
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le jeu 25-10-2001 à 14:42, Alan Cox a écrit :
> > If you have a acpi deamon that decides to make the machine go to sleep
> > while burning a CD, that's nothign to do with the kernel at all.
>
> One job kernel drivers have is to say "I can't safely sleep at this moment"
> Even windows/XP beta gets this right.

The other solution (let cdrecord tell I-dunno-how the PM daemon that
it's doing something "important") is IMHO better: the PM daemon could
judge if it should honor the suspend request depending on its priority
(inactivity, power button or low battery) and the running "important"
jobs.

Xav

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