Subject: Re: Should drvctl be enabled by default?
To: David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 12/16/2007 14:23:26
On Sat, 15 Dec 2007 23:01:19 -0600
David Young <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have added to drvctl some options for suspending sub-trees of the
> device tree, and for resuming either sub-trees or individual devices.
> This is handy both for testing, and for exploiting suspend/resume on
> systems without ACPI.
That's an interesting thought. The new PM code won't suspend if there
are any devices present that don't use pmf. Could I detach them and
reattach them instead?
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb