Subject: Re: ACPI suspend support.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lennart Augustsson <email@example.com>
Date: 01/27/2005 00:05:46
Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 12:10:32PM -0600, James Chacon wrote:
>>On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 09:39:20AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
>>>On Jan 26, 2005, at 9:21 AM, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
>>>>I could interpret this as running "sync" would put the system in a
>>>>state where I could also suspend it, but obviously that's not the case
>>>>any longer, with softdep, and whatever else.
>>>Just running sync is never enough, because the other applications could
>>>still be writing like gangbusters.
>>That wasn't the point. What if I have a stable non-busy system? sync(8)
>>lies currently and doesn't force all data out to the disk...
> It always lied, thus "sync, sync, halt".
Yes, but that doesn't work anymore. :(