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From: David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net>
To: yi.y.yang@intel.com, pavel@ucw.cz
Cc: linux-pm@lists.linux-foundation.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [linux-pm][PATCH] base: Change power/wakeup output from "" to  "unsupported" if wakeup feature isn't supported by a device
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2008 08:09:33 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080104160933.B01D81FBAB5@adsl-69-226-248-13.dsl.pltn13.pacbell.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080104114832.GA4114@elf.ucw.cz>

> > This patch changes empty output to "unsupported" in order that a user knows
> > wakeup feature isn't supported by this device when he/she
> > 'cat /sys/devices/.../power/wakeup', please consider to apply,
> > thanks.
>
> What about simply removing "wakuep" file if wakeup is not supported?

It may not *stay* unsupported, so I think changing it in either
of those permanent ways would be confusing/misleading.

For example, USB devices have multiple states ... minimally, an
unconfigured state, and a configured state.  Some have multiple
configurations.  Only configured states can be wakeup-capable.
So a given device might have three states, but support wakeup
except in one of them...

- Dave


  reply	other threads:[~2008-01-04 16:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 52+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-04 10:10 Yi Yang
2008-01-04 11:48 ` Pavel Machek
2008-01-04 16:09   ` David Brownell [this message]
2008-01-04 16:38     ` Alan Stern
2008-01-04 16:52       ` Olivier Galibert
2008-01-04 17:20         ` Oliver Neukum
2008-01-07  2:00           ` Yi Yang
2008-01-07  1:55         ` Yi Yang
2008-01-07  3:49           ` David Brownell
2008-01-07  1:52       ` Yi Yang
2008-01-07  1:37     ` Yi Yang
2008-01-07  1:57       ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2008-01-07  2:05         ` Yi Yang
2008-01-07 16:46           ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2008-01-07  1:21   ` Yi Yang
2008-01-04 16:31 ` David Brownell
2008-01-07  1:51   ` Yi Yang
2008-01-22 23:05 ` [PATCH 2.6.24-rc8] cpufreq: fix obvious condition statement error Yi Yang
2008-01-28 23:14   ` [PATCH 2.6.24] x86: add sysfs interface for cpuid module Yi Yang
2008-01-29  8:44     ` Sam Ravnborg
2008-01-29 22:22       ` Yi Yang
2008-01-30  7:48         ` Sam Ravnborg
2008-01-29 15:51     ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-01-29 17:52       ` Yi Yang
2008-01-30  6:09         ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-01-29 21:56       ` Yi Yang
2008-01-30  7:17         ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-01-29 22:13           ` Yi Yang
2008-01-30  7:33             ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-01-29 23:41     ` [RFC PATCH 2.6.24] x86: add sysfs interface for cpuid module, try 2 Yi Yang
2008-01-30 17:35       ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-01-31  1:18       ` [PATCH 2.6.24] Add new string functions real_strtoul and change kernel params to use them Yi Yang
2008-01-31 17:03         ` Randy Dunlap
2008-01-31 16:30           ` Yi Yang
2008-02-01  2:47             ` Randy Dunlap
2008-01-31 22:11         ` [PATCH 2.6.24] Add new string functions strict_strto* and convert kernel params to use them, take 2 Yi Yang
2008-02-01  0:02           ` [PATCH 2.6.24] Add new string functions strict_strto* and convert kernel params to use them, take 3 Yi Yang
2008-02-01  7:36           ` [PATCH 2.6.24] Add new string functions strict_strto* and convert kernel params to use them, take 2 Andrew Morton
2008-02-01  7:39           ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-01  7:40           ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-01 16:31     ` [PATCH 2.6.24] x86: add sysfs interface for cpuid module dean gaudet
2008-02-01 17:56       ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-01 17:58         ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-02-14 23:44   ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc1] cpufreq: fix cpufreq policy refcount imbalance Yi Yang
2008-02-14 23:48   ` Yi Yang
2008-02-15 15:52     ` [linux-pm] " Alan Stern
2008-02-15 18:24       ` Greg KH
2008-02-15 21:01     ` Greg KH
2008-02-25  0:46     ` [PATCH 2.6.25-rc3] cpuidle: fix cpuidle time and usage overflow Yi Yang
2008-02-25 10:15       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-25  1:10         ` Yi Yang
2008-03-26  4:46       ` Len Brown

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