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SubjectRe: request_firmware vs. resume (was Re: [PATCH] bnx2 - use request_firmware())
On Wed, Jul 09, 2008 at 11:58:31PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > Translation: so much for saving "non-swappable kernel memory".
> > Unless, of course we add a pre-suspend hook. (Which doesn't exist
> > yet, AFAICT from a quick perusal of Documentation/power/devices.txt.)
>
> No, it doesn't.
>
> You will be able to register a suspend notifier instead, but this requires
> one fix which is in the works.

Will a suspend notifier be able to block the suspend until userspace
gets back to the device driver calling request_firmware()?

- Ted


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