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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH -mm 3/3] PM: Disable _request_firmware before hibernation/suspend
On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 12:09:30PM -0400, Alan Stern wrote:

> I can't speak for the second example, but there's a good reason the
> first example works this way. It's not a matter of races; the problem
> is that the kernel thread's job is to selectively suspend and resume
> devices. We don't want it doing this while a system sleep is in
> progress; it would (and in fact has, before the thread was made
> freezable) cause the sleep transition to abort.

How does this work on PPC or APM systems?
Matthew Garrett |
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