Subject: Re: Call for testers: ACPI suspend/resume, part 2
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Matthias Drochner <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/19/2007 23:53:58 said:
> You can't suspend with the X server potentially still accessing the
> hardware.

Right -- you'll find out if you check the SCR_GRAPHICS bit
on your current screen. Otherwise, there is no immediate
need for action.
Actually, one could do so if there was a better mechanism
to notify the X server. It is not there yet, but we shouldn't
assume that it will not happen eventually.

> Moving somewhere
> where the user can actually see error messages is a good thing.

Generally agreed, but the kernel should be conservative
about assumptions.

> The system will automatically move back to where it was before.

That would be automatically happen with my proposal because
it wouldn't switch away at all, or under user control where
a "wsconscfg -g"/"wsconscfg -s" pair would get the same reault.

> That's already stupid with DDB.

Right, but that's different -- in that case you don't have
a chance to talk to the X server.

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