Subject: Re: power management
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.org>
From: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/22/2006 13:55:59
In message <20060622174330.GX11554@multics.mit.edu>, "Charles M. Hannum" writes
>There's an important item you missed. Drivers need to supply positive
>acknowledgement before a suspend happens. If there are drivers
>incapable of suspending properly, the system should not suspend -- you
>should never see "the machine woke up, but XXX doesn't work any more".
I'm not sure of this. I think in some cases I'd rather be able to force a
suspend. I might be happier keeping my files and losing audio until I reboot
than having a machine potentially lose data because I can't suspend it.