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SubjectRe: [GIT PATCH] More PCI patches for 2.6.13
Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Fri, 9 Sep 2005, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
>>If something like a PCI power management function fails then it will likely
>>cause suspend or resume to malfunction, and we have a lot of such problems.
>
>
> No, for several reasons.
>
> First off, some of those functions can't fail in normal usage. Thus
> telling people that they have to check the return code is insane.
>
> Secondly, at least some of the suspend failures have historically been
> because drivers returned errors for no good reason. Adding yet another
> broken reason to return error is not going to help.

Agreed.

Jeff



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