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SubjectRe: [ACPI] Re: [PATCH] s4bios for 2.5.59 + apci-20030123
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On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 11:10:04PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
>
> > > This patch is for s4bios support in 2.5.59 with acpi-20030123.
> > >
> > > This is the 'minimal' requirement. Some devices (especially the
> > > IDE part) are not well resumed. Handle with care..
> > >
> > > Note also that the resuming part (I mean IDE) was more stable
> > > with an equivalent patch when I tested with 2.5.54 (grumble
> > > grumble)...
> > >
> > > I think also that it is a 'good' checker for devices power management
> > > in general...
> >
> > I'd really rather just have S4OS (aka swsusp) in 2.5 patches -- if the
> > OS can do S4 on its own, that is really preferable to S4bios.
>
> Well, we already have S4OS, and having S4OS does not mean we can't
> have S4bios.
>
> Some people apparently want slower suspend/resume but have all caches
> intact when resumed. Thats not easy for swsusp but they can have that
> with S4bios. And S4bios is usefull for testing device support; it
> seems to behave slightly differently to S3 meaning better testing.
>

Yep, correct. The problem is that now I have more trouble with s4bios
in general with 2.5. That worked more reliability with 'older' 2.5 series.
Really don't know why.

Cheers,

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-- Don't know. Don't care.
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