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From: Nigel Cunningham <nigel@nigel.suspend2.net>
To: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl>
Cc: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>, Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>,
	Linux-pm mailing list <linux-pm@lists.osdl.org>,
	kernel list <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [linux-pm] Re: Small pm documentation cleanups
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2008 16:34:57 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <47A7F581.8060300@nigel.suspend2.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200802050224.51039.rjw@sisk.pl>

Hi.

Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> 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.

s/kernel's/the kernel's/

>>  
>>  	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.

s/LVM, see/LVM. See/

>> +
>>  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

s/responsibilty/responsibility/

>>  	 * 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

More readable would be "machine, reboot it and 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.

s/on kernel/on the kernel/

Maybe add "in your bootloader's configuration file"?

>>  	  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)
>>  {
>>
> 
> 
> 

Regards,

Nigel

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-05  5:35 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
2008-02-05  5:34   ` Nigel Cunningham [this message]
2008-02-05 18:27     ` [linux-pm] " 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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