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From: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl>
To: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
Cc: kernel list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux-pm mailing list <linux-pm@lists.osdl.org>,
	Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
Subject: Re: Small pm documentation cleanups
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2008 02:24:50 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200802050224.51039.rjw@sisk.pl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080204234700.GA1912@elf.ucw.cz>

Len, please pick this up, thanks.

On Tuesday, 5 of February 2008, Pavel Machek wrote:
> 
> Small documentation fixes/additions that accumulated in my tree.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>

Acked-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl>

> diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> index cf38689..3be3328 100644
> --- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> @@ -147,8 +147,10 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. 
>  			default: 0
>  
>  	acpi_sleep=	[HW,ACPI] Sleep options
> -			Format: { s3_bios, s3_mode }
> -			See Documentation/power/video.txt
> +			Format: { s3_bios, s3_mode, s3_beep }
> +			See Documentation/power/video.txt for s3_bios and s3_mode.
> +			s3_beep is for debugging; it beeps on PC speaker as soon as
> +			kernel's real-mode entry point is called.
>  
>  	acpi_sci=	[HW,ACPI] ACPI System Control Interrupt trigger mode
>  			Format: { level | edge | high | low }
> diff --git a/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt b/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt
> index aea7e92..d3e5e4e 100644
> --- a/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt
> @@ -386,6 +386,11 @@ before suspending; then remount them aft
>  There is a work-around for this problem.  For more information, see
>  Documentation/usb/persist.txt.
>  
> +Q: Can I suspend-to-disk using a swap partition under LVM?
> +
> +A: No. You can suspend successfully, but you'll not be able to
> +resume. uswsusp should be able to work with LVM, see suspend.sf.net.
> +
>  Q: I upgraded the kernel from 2.6.15 to 2.6.16. Both kernels were
>  compiled with the similar configuration files. Anyway I found that
>  suspend to disk (and resume) is much slower on 2.6.16 compared to
> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/hardware/hwsleep.c b/drivers/acpi/hardware/hwsleep.c
> index fd1c4ba..058d0be 100644
> --- a/drivers/acpi/hardware/hwsleep.c
> +++ b/drivers/acpi/hardware/hwsleep.c
> @@ -286,13 +286,13 @@ acpi_status asmlinkage acpi_enter_sleep_
>  	}
>  
>  	/*
> +	 * 1) Disable/Clear all GPEs
>  	 * 2) Enable all wakeup GPEs
>  	 */
>  	status = acpi_hw_disable_all_gpes();
>  	if (ACPI_FAILURE(status)) {
>  		return_ACPI_STATUS(status);
>  	}
> -
>  	acpi_gbl_system_awake_and_running = FALSE;
>  
>  	status = acpi_hw_enable_all_wakeup_gpes();
> diff --git a/drivers/acpi/sleep/main.c b/drivers/acpi/sleep/main.c
> index 485de13..56e09cf 100644
> --- a/drivers/acpi/sleep/main.c
> +++ b/drivers/acpi/sleep/main.c
> @@ -170,7 +170,7 @@ static int acpi_pm_enter(suspend_state_t
>  	/* Reprogram control registers and execute _BFS */
>  	acpi_leave_sleep_state_prep(acpi_state);
>  
> -	/* ACPI 3.0 specs (P62) says that it's the responsabilty
> +	/* ACPI 3.0 specs (P62) says that it's the responsibilty
>  	 * of the OSPM to clear the status bit [ implying that the
>  	 * POWER_BUTTON event should not reach userspace ]
>  	 */
> diff --git a/kernel/power/Kconfig b/kernel/power/Kconfig
> index ef9b802..b275ffb 100644
> --- a/kernel/power/Kconfig
> +++ b/kernel/power/Kconfig
> @@ -74,14 +74,14 @@ config PM_TRACE_RTC
>  	RTC across reboots, so that you can debug a machine that just hangs
>  	during suspend (or more commonly, during resume).
>  
> -	To use this debugging feature you should attempt to suspend the machine,
> -	then reboot it, then run
> +	To use this debugging feature you should attempt to suspend the
> +	machine, then reboot it, then run
>  
>  		dmesg -s 1000000 | grep 'hash matches'
>  
>  	CAUTION: this option will cause your machine's real-time clock to be
>  	set to an invalid time after a resume.
>  
>  config PM_SLEEP_SMP
>  	bool
>  	depends on SMP
> @@ -123,7 +129,8 @@ config HIBERNATION
>  	  called "hibernation" in user interfaces.  STD checkpoints the
>  	  system and powers it off; and restores that checkpoint on reboot.
>  
> -	  You can suspend your machine with 'echo disk > /sys/power/state'.
> +	  You can suspend your machine with 'echo disk > /sys/power/state' 
> +	  after placing resume=/dev/swappartition on kernel command line.
>  	  Alternatively, you can use the additional userland tools available
>  	  from <http://suspend.sf.net>.
>  
> diff --git a/kernel/power/main.c b/kernel/power/main.c
> index 6a6d5eb..d3df5af 100644
> --- a/kernel/power/main.c
> +++ b/kernel/power/main.c
> @@ -223,6 +226,7 @@ void __attribute__ ((weak)) arch_suspend
>   *	@state:		state to enter
>   *
>   *	This function should be called after devices have been suspended.
> + *	May not sleep.
>   */
>  static int suspend_enter(suspend_state_t state)
>  {
> @@ -250,6 +255,8 @@ static int suspend_enter(suspend_state_t
>   *	suspend_devices_and_enter - suspend devices and enter the desired system
>   *				    sleep state.
>   *	@state:		  state to enter
> + *
> + *	Needs to be called from process context and may sleep.
>   */
>  int suspend_devices_and_enter(suspend_state_t state)
>  {
> @@ -341,6 +349,8 @@ static inline int valid_state(suspend_st
>   *	happen when we wake up.
>   *	Then, do the setup for suspend, enter the state, and cleaup (after
>   *	we've woken up).
> + *
> + *	Needs to be called from process context, and may sleep.
>   */
>  static int enter_state(suspend_state_t state)
>  {
> 



-- 
"Premature optimization is the root of all evil." - Donald Knuth

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-05  1:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-04 23:47 Pavel Machek
2008-02-05  1:24 ` Rafael J. Wysocki [this message]
2008-02-05  5:34   ` [linux-pm] " Nigel Cunningham
2008-02-05 18:27     ` Pavel Machek
2008-02-05 21:27       ` Jesper Juhl
2008-02-06 21:27       ` Nigel Cunningham
2008-02-06 21:31         ` Pavel Machek
2008-02-07  6:28         ` Len Brown

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