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SubjectRe: [Update][PATCH] MM / PM: Force GFP_NOIO during suspend/hibernation and resume
Rafael J. Wysocki пишет:
> On Saturday 23 January 2010, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
>> On Fri, 2010-01-22 at 22:19 +0100, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>>> On Friday 22 January 2010, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 2010-01-22 at 10:42 +0900, KOSAKI Motohiro wrote:
>>>>>>>> Probably we have multiple option. but I don't think GFP_NOIO is good
>>>>>>>> option. It assume the system have lots non-dirty cache memory and it isn't
>>>>>>>> guranteed.
>>>>>>> Basically nothing is guaranteed in this case. However, does it actually make
>>>>>>> things _worse_?
>>>>>> Hmm..
>>>>>> Do you mean we don't need to prevent accidental suspend failure?
>>>>>> Perhaps, I did misunderstand your intention. If you think your patch solve
>>>>>> this this issue, I still disagree. but If you think your patch mitigate
>>>>>> the pain of this issue, I agree it. I don't have any reason to oppose your
>>>>>> first patch.
>>>>> One question. Have anyone tested Rafael's $subject patch?
>>>>> Please post test result. if the issue disapper by the patch, we can
>>>>> suppose the slowness is caused by i/o layer.
>>>> I did.
>>>> As far as I could see, patch does solve the problem I described.
>>>> Does it affect speed of suspend? I can't say for sure. It seems to be
>>>> the same.
>>> Thanks for testing.
>> I'll test that too, soon.
>> Just to note that I left my hibernate loop run overnight, and now I am
>> posting from my notebook after it did 590 hibernate cycles.
> Did you have a chance to test it?
>> Offtopic, but Note that to achieve that I had to stop using global acpi
>> hardware lock. I tried all kinds of things, but for now it just hands
>> from time to time.
>> See
> I'm going to look at that later this week, although I'm not sure I can do more
> than Alex about that.
> Rafael
If you can point to where one may insert callback to be called just before handing control to resume kernel,
it may help...


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