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Re: some pmf improvements
On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 06:52:16PM +0100, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> I'd be careful here not to mix semantics too much.
> pmf suspend/resume has the purpose to get the system
> into suspend state which imposes well-defined requirements
> (as eg D3hot/cold for PCI devices).
No. PMF suspend/resume deal with disabling and removing power for a
device that is not used. This is a side effect of preparing for ACPI S3
and similiar means, but not limited to that.
The specific sample of network devices is that a network device in state
!IFF_UP is disabled, so it can be powered down.
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