[nSLUG] Any news on ACPI suspend support development on 2.6 series kernel

Paul Boudreau pbx at eastlink.ca
Thu Aug 12 16:33:17 ADT 2004


Donald Teed wrote:

>
> I'm trying to get a picture of how driver development is progressing
> in the 2.6 kernel in regards to support for ACPI suspend to RAM.
>
> I checked on the kernel note in menuconfig for 2.6.7 and I
> see this note with CONFIG_ACPI_SLEEP:
>
> ] This option adds support for the ACPI suspend states
> ] [snip] ] Although this option sounds really nifty, barely any of the 
> device
> ] drivers have been converted to the new driver model and hence
> ] few have proper power management support.
> ]
> ] This option is not recommended for anyone except those
> ] doing driver power management development.
>
> This note might be current or might not.
>
> Has anyone seen something current that summarizes the state
> of ACPI suspend to RAM support in the 2.6 device drivers?  I'm trying
> to get an idea when this might be ready for prime time.
>
> (We've already looked at suspend to disk and it is unstable for
> us after a resume).
>
> --Donald Teed
>
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There's this:

http://www.finux.org/Reprints/Reprint-Brown-OLS2004.pdf

Paul.

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