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From: Pavel Machek <>
To: Tim Gardner <>
Subject: Re: Suspend to RAM fault in VT when resuming
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2007 16:07:53 +0100	[thread overview]
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On Tue 2007-03-13 19:42:07, Tim Gardner wrote:
> Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Hi1
> > 
> >> I've chased one of the 'Suspend to RAM' resume problems to a specific
> >> line in drivers/char/vt.c, see attached 2.6.21-rc3 diff with
> > 
> > Has suspend/resume ever worked on that hardware?
> > 
> >> TRACE_RESUME() instrumentation. The macro scr_writew resolves to '*addr
> >> = val', which appears to be causing the problem. I've verified that the
> >> pointer is not NULL, but don't know if its really valid. Its pretty
> >> tough to tell what is happening, but on a Dell XPS it just hangs. A Dell
> >> Precision blinks the keyboard lights.
> > 
> > It is possible that video is not initialized at that point, and that
> > hardware goes seriously unhappy when you access non-existing vga. Does
> > it resume ok when you completely disable video support? 
> Resume works on the Dell XPS with the Ubuntu Edgy release
> Ubuntu-2.6.17-10.25 (2.6.17 plus a zillion fixes). Ubuntu's git tree is
> rsync://
> Ubuntu-2.6.17-8.21 is the first version where resume works, but there
> are a boatload of changes in ACPI and SW suspend between that and the
> previous tag Ubuntu-2.6.17-7.20. I don't know what made SW suspend work,
> but even knowing that won't tell me what broke it again.
> I've been avoiding the bisect process because it is quite time consuming
> on my slow machine, there is much branch weirdness, and I'm not that
> good with git. I thought if I narrowed the failure down to a small chunk
> of code in 2.6.21-rc3, then the answer might be obvious. No such luck, huh?
> This crash behaves like the video memory space has become unmapped. Is
> that possible?

That seems improbable. It is physical ram, we do not unmap that..

(cesky, pictures)

  reply	other threads:[~2007-03-19 15:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-03-13 20:30 Tim Gardner
2007-03-13 21:24 ` Pavel Machek
2007-03-14  1:42   ` Tim Gardner
2007-03-19 15:07     ` Pavel Machek [this message]
2007-03-19 16:15       ` Tim Gardner
2007-03-19 20:45         ` Pavel Machek

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