[lkml]   [2007]   [Jul]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH] Remove process freezer from suspend to RAM pathway
On Tue, 3 Jul 2007, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> > I agree that in general the suspend process should not have to wait for
> > a userspace callback to complete. Indeed, there's no particular
> > reason that anything running during STR should have to wait for
> > something in userspace to complete. Given that fact, I don't see
> > anything wrong with freezing userspace when doing STR.
> There's nothing wrong with it as such, it's just that our implementation
> appears to suck in a myriad of small ways that keep cropping up and
> biting people. Even without the sys_sync(), freezing processes results
> in the suspend failing because syslog is stuck in D state and won't go
> into the refrigerator.

Okay, I can believe that. The proper response then is to fix the
freezer, not eliminate it. Has the syslog problem been reported on
linux-pm? I don't recall hearing of it before.

Alan Stern

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2007-07-03 21:57    [W:0.124 / U:0.316 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site