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SubjectRe: [PATCH: 2/2] [SERIAL] avoid stalling suspend if serial port won't drain
> > Is printk() enough for 'we've just lost your data' condition? Maybe we
> > should abort suspend if we can't drain fifo?
>
> No way. Think about this from a users' perspective. No one wants suspend
> to ram or hibernate functionality that works sometimes and not others.
> They want it to work reliably so they don't have to worry about their
> laptop overheating while they're getting on the bus or airplane.
> Aborting isn't an option.

Dumb question on the printk however - what if the port that is sticking
is the console - don't we recurse and die ?


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