On Wed, Dec 04, 2013 at 10:21:13PM -0800, Justin Hibbits wrote:
> I've been working on the projects/pmac_pmu branch for some time now to
> add suspend/resume as well as CPU speed change for certain PowerPC
> machines, about a year since I created the branch, and now it's stable
> enough that I want to merge it into HEAD, hence this request. However,
> it does touch several drivers, turning them into "early drivers", such
> that they can be initialized, and suspended and resumed at a different
> time. Saying that, I do need testing from other architectures, to make
> sure I haven't broken anything.
> The technical details:
> To get proper ordering, I've extended the bus_generic_suspend() and
> bus_generic_resume() to do multiple passes. Devices which cannot be
> enabled or disabled at the current pass level would return an EAGAIN.
> This could possibly cause problems, since it's an addition to an
> existing API rather than a new API to run along side it, so it needs a
> great deal of testing. It works fine on PowerPC, but I don't have any
> i386/amd64 or sparc64 hardware to test it on, so would like others who
> do to test it. I don't think that it would impact x86 at all (testing
> is obviously required), because the nexus is not an EARLY_DRIVER_MODULE,
> so all devices would be handled at the same pass. But, I do know the
> sparc64 has an EARLY_DRIVER_MODULE() nexus, so that will likely be
> Also, any comments are of course welcome. Technical concerns are
> obviously welcome, and I will try to address everything.
Do you have a patch against head?
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