[Pm-utils] [PATCH 1/8] pm-utils 1.2.3 proposed patches

Victor Lowther victor.lowther at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 07:34:13 PST 2008

On Dec 1, 2008, at 9:09 AM, Stefan Seyfried <seife at suse.de> wrote:

> Matthew Garrett wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 01:57:01PM -0600, Victor Lowther wrote:
>>> On Sat, 2008-11-29 at 16:53 +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
>>>> The acpi_sleep parameter is a documented kernel interface and many
>>>> people currently rely upon it. It's not reasonable to override it.
>>> How many rely on it vs. rely on HAL to do The Right Thing?
>> I have no idea. It's existed longer than pm-utils has.
> People who want to use acpi_sleep= kernel parameter can still do  
> that - but
> not in combination with pm-utils (or s2ram for the matter, since it  
> also
> clears the flag since quite some time).
> Which is a good idea IMVHO, the bug reports I have got have shown  
> this to be a
> quite sensible approach.

And with autoquirk support, it is dead simple for users who rely on  
the acpi sleep stuff to generate a .fdi file for their hardware.

> And yes, hopefully this will all be soon over when the kernel does  
> all the
> video resume (and then we can push the bugs to the kernel  
> developers ;)
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