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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Remove process freezer from suspend to RAM pathway
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Am Dienstag, 3. Juli 2007 schrieb Romano Giannetti:
> On Tue, 2007-07-03 at 05:29 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > or alternatively we  could do what we do for suspend to RAM on other
> > platforms (PPC and APM) and just not use the freezer.
>
> As a data point, I am running with this patch on top of 2.6.21.2 the
> last 3+ weeks, with an average of 5/6 STR cycles a day, and had no
> problems at all. (Sony vaio pcg-fx701). Just normal work, I didn't try
> to stress the thing, but I have quite a few times suspended/resumed over
> a big compile without a glitch.
>
> What are the risks of this patch supposed to be?

You did this test only while stressing normal block devices. Try
provoking races in character devices.

Regards
Oliver

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