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

Michael Biebl mbiebl at gmail.com
Sat Nov 29 09:17:20 PST 2008

2008/11/29 Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org>:
> On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 08:51:18AM -0800, Michael Biebl wrote:
>> Reset acpi_video_flags before suspend.
>> If no --quirk-s3-* option is passed to pm-suspend, set acpi_video_flags
>> to 0. This allows to reliably test different set of quirks and clears
>> any flags that were set via the kernel boot option. We deliberately
>> ignore the kernel acpi_sleep option, quirks should be set via HAL.
> The acpi_sleep parameter is a documented kernel interface and many
> people currently rely upon it. It's not reasonable to override it.

Have you followed the discussion, why we added this?
If we don't clear the acpi flags, we get all sort of weird and
unexpected results.


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