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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/29] x86-i8259-shutdown
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On Wed, 2005-01-19 at 02:31, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> From: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com>
>
> This patch disables interrupt generation from the legacy pic on
> reboot. Now that there is a sys_device class it should not be called
> while drivers are still using interrupts.
>
> There is a report about this breaking ACPI power off on some systems.
> http://bugme.osdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4041
> However the final comment seems to exhonorate this code. So until
> I get more information I believe that was a false positive.

No, the last comment in the bug report
(davej says that there were poweroff problems in FC)
does not exhonerate this patch.
All it says is that there are additional poweroff bugs out there.

-Len


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