[Pm-utils] [PATCH] make hibernate mode configurable

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Tue Jan 8 11:25:23 PST 2008

On Tue January 8 2008, Michael Biebl wrote:
> 2008/1/8, Till Maas <opensource at till.name>:
> > Hi,
> >
> > this patch makes it possible to use a different hibernate mode, valid
> > modes are according to Documentation/power/interface.txt
> > platform shutdown reboot testproc test
> Wasn't the consensus on the hal mailing list [1], that having to using
> to use shutdown indicates buggy drivers and instead of adding another
> quirk it would be better to fix the drivers instead?

Yes, but this does not code to use it as a quirk, i.e. that there is not a 
commandline option to pm-utils to enable the quirk or a database (hal-info) 
to store the information, whether this should be used.
This patch (that only changes one line and adds another) makes it only 
possible to try shutdown (and the other modes) easily, to even identify a 

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