Re: Merging libata PATA support into the base kernel

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Thu Aug 10 2006 - 15:54:43 EST

On Thursday 10 August 2006 21:47, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 10 2006, Jason Lunz wrote:
> > In gmane.linux.kernel, you wrote:
> >
> > It's not surprising you're not getting many bug reports. It's common for
> > several things to go wrong during s2ram, and the user often ends up
> > looking at a hung system with a dead screen. It takes some quality time
> > with netconsole to even begin to narrow down that it's IDE hanging the
> > system, after which you can *begin* solving the no-video-on-resume
> > issue.
> I'm not on any of the suspend lists, I was merely comparing the
> suspend-others or suspend-libata ration to suspend-ide on linux-kernel,
> and the latter is clearly in the minority. I've used ide suspend quite a
> bit myself, and never had issues with it (or whichever ones I saw
> initially, I fixed). Of course it depends very much on the hardware. I'd
> still say that ide suspend probably supports a much wider range of
> hardware, than does libata suspend.

As far as the suspend to disk is concerned, you are probably right, but
I'm not sure about the suspend to RAM.

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