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SubjectRe: NAK new drivers without proper power management?
On Monday, 12 February 2007 01:28, Alan wrote:
> > +PM support: Since Linux is used on many portable and desktop systems, your
> > + driver is likely to be used on such a system and therefore it
> > + should support basic power management by implementing, if
> > + necessary, the .suspend and .resume methods used during the
> > + system-wide suspend and resume transitions. You should verify
> > + that your driver correctly handles the suspend and resume, but
> > + if you are unable to ensure that, please at least define the
> > + .suspend method returning the -ENOSYS ("Function not
> > + implemented") error. Note, however, that in such a case your
> > + submission is likely to be suspended and only resumed when the
> > + driver correctly handles this feature.
> I'd lose the last bit. Just end it at "error.", there are going to be
> people who produce good reasons not to handle suspend/resume.

OK, I will.
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