[Pm-utils] [PATCH RFC] Merge 20video and 99video
mbiebl at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 09:24:07 PST 2008
2008/2/17, Victor Lowther <victor.lowther at gmail.com>:
> After examining the source to s2ram and seeing how it does the video
> quirk handling, I cannot see why 20video an 99video are seperate hooks.
> This patch aims to rectify that. It does the following things:
> * Merge the functionality of 20video and 99video by folding the state
> saving that 20video does into 99video.
> * Modifies the state saving and restoring code in pm/functions.in to
> make savestate also accept the state to save on stdin. This allows
> savestate and restorestate to be symmetric and to ensure that they
> can handle any type of data without it getting mangled by using a
> shell variable as an intermediate stage.
> * Make 99video use savestate and restorestate to save and restore vbe
> state information across suspend/resume instead of using their own
> temporary files.
> * Add support for --quirk-none. The latest HAL can run us with it, but
> we did not handle it. We do now.
> * While I am at it, fix up 94cpufreq to use the new state handling
> functionality. This also improves readability.
I support the idea of merging 20video into 99video, but your patch
does a lot more than that.
Could you split them into smaller patches, where each patch addresses
the above points separately.
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