Subject: Re: power management
To: None <>
From: Peter Seebach <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/22/2006 13:55:59
In message <>, "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.