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From: Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>
To: Matthew Garrett <mjg@redhat.com>
Cc: Robert Hancock <hancockr@shaw.ca>,
	Zhao Yakui <yakui.zhao@intel.com>,
	Andrey Borzenkov <arvidjaar@mail.ru>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>,
	Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost@redhat.com>,
	Avi Kivity <avi@redhat.com>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>, "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl>,
	"kexec@lists.infradead.org" <kexec@lists.infradead.org>,
	"kvm@vger.kernel.org" <kvm@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org" <linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 15/15] Revert "x86: default to reboot via ACPI"
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 20:53:29 -0500 (EST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.LFD.2.00.0811062049020.3106@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20081107014342.GA9841@srcf.ucam.org>



On Fri, 7 Nov 2008, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 07:30:43PM -0600, Robert Hancock wrote:
> 
> > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8fd145917fb62368a9b80db59562c20576238f5a
> > 
> > This patch ignores the RESET_REG_SUP flag and just tries using the reset 
> > register anyway if it thinks it's valid. So we may attempt ACPI reset on 
> > machines which don't indicate it's supported.
> 
> Yeah, that sounds very wrong.

As it turns out, it was an incorrect guess on our part on how to be "bug 
compatible" and I'm reverting it per the regression report here:

http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11942

-Len

> > The patch description mentioned that some machines didn't reboot after 
> > S3 suspend without this patch. However, we recently had this patch merged:
> > 
> > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a68823ee5285e65b51ceb96f8b13a5b4f99a6888
> > 
> > Is it possible that the problem fixed there is the true cause of this 
> > reboot after S3 problem?
> 
> Oh, yeah, could be. Given the From:, I should really have thought of 
> that :)
> 
> -- 
> Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2008-11-07  1:57 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2008-11-07  1:30           ` Robert Hancock
2008-11-07  1:43             ` Matthew Garrett
2008-11-07  1:53               ` Len Brown [this message]
2008-11-08 22:32             ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2008-11-05 19:56 [PATCH 00/15] x86: disable virt on kdump and emergency_restart (v2) Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 15/15] Revert "x86: default to reboot via ACPI" Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-06  7:14   ` Ingo Molnar
2008-11-06 12:40     ` Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-06 14:30       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-11-06 15:06         ` Ingo Molnar
2008-11-06 15:41           ` Eric W. Biederman
2008-11-06 15:52             ` Avi Kivity
2008-11-06 15:53           ` Andrey Borzenkov
2008-11-06 19:50             ` Len Brown
2008-11-06 21:50               ` Matthew Garrett
2008-11-06 22:17                 ` Len Brown
2008-11-06 23:24                   ` Matthew Garrett
2008-11-07  1:01                   ` Zhao Yakui
2008-11-07  0:59                     ` Matthew Garrett
2008-11-09 10:11                       ` Avi Kivity
2008-11-09 10:24                         ` Matthew Garrett

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