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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] Suspend block api (version 8)
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On Wed, 2010-05-26 at 02:41 -0700, Arve Hjønnevåg wrote:
> On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 1:47 AM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-05-25 at 01:38 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> >> > This of course will lead to a scattering of suspend blockers into any
> >> > drivers/subsystems considered "useful", which by looking through current
> >> > Android kernels is many of them.
> >>
> >> That depends on the maintainers of these subsystems, who still have the power
> >> to reject requested changes.
> >
> > So as a scheduler maintainer I'm going to merge a patch that does a
> > suspend_blocker when the runqueue's aren't empty... how about that?
> >
>
> I don't know if you are serious, since the all the runqueues are never
> empty while suspending, this would disable opportunistic suspend
> altogether.

So why again was this such a great scheme? Go fix your userspace to not
not run when not needed.
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