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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH] Remove process freezer from suspend to RAM pathway
On Tue, 3 Jul 2007, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> See the start of this thread. It's just not clear what the freezer buys
> us - removing it gets rid of a load of subtle issues and complexity, and
> turns system suspend into something that looks more like runtime
> suspend (which might then encourage people to get runtime suspend
> right...)

No, no -- you have it exactly backwards. Removing the freezer turns
STR into something _less_ like runtime suspend, because it adds the
requirement that devices must not automatically be resumed when an I/O
request arrives.

Alan Stern

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