Re: [linux-pm] S2RAM and PCI quirks

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On Wed 2006-11-08 22:18:54, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Wednesday, 8 November 2006 17:01, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Ar Mer, 2006-11-08 am 16:48 +0100, ysgrifennodd Arjan van de Ven:
> > > at the same time I'm not 100% convinced it's ok to always run all quirks
> > > at resume, for one the difference is that there now is a driver active
> > > owning the device... Almost sounds like having a per quirk flag stating
> > > "run at resume" is needed ;-(
> > 
> > We probably need a quirk class for resume in this situation. The kind of
> > things that worry me if we are not doing the quirk handling, and what I
> > suspect happened in the case I looked at are that chipset bug
> > workarounds did not get restored, and in this case the older VIA chipset
> > involved then corrupted DMA streams and trashed the users disk.
> Now that would explain why many boxes resume from disk correctly, but don't
> resume from RAM by any means.

Well, there are other good reasons, too. (suspend-to-disk resume works
with hardware in mostly-initialized state, while suspend-to-ram resume
works with hardware in mostly-weird state). Yes, per-quirk "run me on
resume-from-ram" is probably the way forward.
(cesky, pictures)
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