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SubjectRe: NAK new drivers without proper power management?
Am 10.02.2007 07:43 schrieb Willy Tarreau:
> On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 07:25:34PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:

>>>> On Sat, 2007-02-10 at 08:57 +1100, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
>>>>> Can we start to NAK new drivers that don't have proper power management
>>>>> implemented?
>> Certainly we should ask for it, but it shouldn't be a merge-stopper.
> I think we should even proceed in the opposite direction : refuse to suspend
> if at least one driver does not support the feature, and enumerate the
> faulty drivers on the console. While I agree that a machine which resumes
> in a bad state is not funny at all to debug, at least when the user expects
> his notebook to suspend and sees that it refuses, he can complain about the
> drivers which do not support it, and can even unload them first if unneeded.

I agree wholeheartedly. That's the correct way to handle this.

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Bonn, Germany
- In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.

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