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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.4 39/53] PCI/PM: Add needs_resume flag to avoid suspend complete optimization
On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 05:19:30PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Mon, 2017-06-05 at 18:17 +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > 4.4-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> >
> > ------------------
> >
> > From: Imre Deak <imre.deak@intel.com>
> >
> > commit 4d071c3238987325b9e50e33051a40d1cce311cc upstream.
> >
> > Some drivers - like i915 - may not support the system suspend direct
> > complete optimization due to differences in their runtime and system
> > suspend sequence. Add a flag that when set resumes the device before
> > calling the driver's system suspend handlers which effectively disables
> > the optimization.
> >
> > Needed by a future patch fixing suspend/resume on i915.
>
> The patch for i915 isn't in this series, or even in mainline yet, so I
> don't think this belongs in stable yet. Also, based on the commit
> message (commit adfdf85d795f "drm/i915: Prevent the system suspend
> complete optimization") it appears that only 4.8 and later are affected
> by the bug.

Thanks for digging into this, I was kind of curious about it, but I
thought it was fixing an old issue. I've now dropped this from all
stable queues.

greg k-h

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