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SubjectRe: [linux-pm] [PATCH] Remove process freezer from suspend to RAM pathway
On Tue, Jul 03, 2007 at 11:37:51PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Tuesday, 3 July 2007 23:20, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > We're used to the idea of applications blocking when a resource they're
> > using goes away - NFS has done it forever.
>
> Now, please tell me how many driver writers even thought that something
> might try to access their devices after .suspend() had been executed (or
> even whilie it was being executed)?

Every single driver that fails under those conditions is already broken,
and has been forever. It's likely that they're broken under run-time
suspend, too.

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Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org
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