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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PM-Trace: add pm-trace support for suspending phase

On 2015/2/13 6:24, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:48:06 PM Fu, Zhonghui wrote:
>> On 2015/2/11 23:25, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>>> On Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:43:13 PM Fu, Zhonghui wrote:
>>>> From 2626594c03ca3b9884dd44073385c36f99a3651d Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>>>> From: Zhonghui Fu <>
>>>> Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:20:21 +0800
>>>> Subject: [PATCH] PM-Trace: add pm-trace support for suspending phase
>>> Can you please avoid putting the above header lines into your patches?
>>> The only one that may be necessary is the From: line, but that's only
>>> needed if you submit from a different address.
>>> Also please don't send To: mailing lists. Use CC instead. In fact, there
>>> should be *one* address in the To: field when you're submitting a patch:
>>> The address of the maintainer you want to apply the patch for you.
>> Thanks for your guidance, and I will re-send this patch.
>>>> Occasionally, the system can't come back up after suspend/resume
>>>> due to problems of device suspending phase. This patch make
>>>> PM_TRACE infrastructure cover device suspending phase of
>>>> suspend/resume process, and the information in RTC can tell
>>>> developers which device suspending function make system hang.
>>> Do you have any examples of when this helped and no other debug methods did?
>>> It seems odd to me that no one has ever asked for this for several years and
>>> now you need it.
>> We ever run into some system hang during suspending some devices on BayTrail-T
>> platform such as DMA, audio, etc. So, extending PM-Trace to suspend phase should
>> be helpful.
> Well, did you actually use this particular patch for debugging that?
Yes, I ever used this method to debug suspending process of some devices.

BTW, I have re-sent this patch with -M so that the rename and changes can be reviewed much easier. The subject is "[PATCH v2] PM-Trace: add pm-trace support for suspending phase".

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