Subject: Re: hangs in 1.4Q: more disksort bugs?
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Christian E. Hopps <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/06/2000 22:09:08
Jason Thorpe <> writes:

> On Sat, 05 Feb 2000 13:15:30 -0800 
>  Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> wrote:
>  > I just tried a kernel built from today's sup, to see if the
>  > power-management in if_tlp_cardbus.c made my NetGear card work after
>  > suspends.  (thanks yet _again_, Jason!!) But after resuming, I
>  > experienced symptoms just like the disksort bug from a week or two
>  > back.  Processes start wedging up, eventually I cant do anything, and
>  > I have to reboot to get the machine back.
>  > 
>  > Is this known? fixed already? Anyone else seen the same thing?
> Please just update to as current as you can get... you can even sort
> of hot-swap your CardBus tlp card.
> I'm still planning on doing the power hooks, but I have a LOT of
> other things people are demanding from me right now.

A big part of this will be getting apm using a kernel thread.. This is
because the pcic no longer delay()s it tsleeps() and so has to be called
from a thread. I would have done this already but I got side-tracked
with a new toy .. nec 770 handheld PC. :)