Re: Back to the future.

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Sun Apr 29 2007 - 05:01:00 EST


> > Ie we do have history of _not_ freezing things. The freezing came later,
> > and came with the subsystem that had more problems..
> It doesn't have that many problems as you are trying to suggest. At present,
> the only problems with it happen if someone tries to "improve" it in the way
> I did with the workqueues.
> Anyway, the freezing of tasks, including kernel threads, is one of the few
> things on which Pavel, Nigel and me completely agree that they should be done,
> so perhaps you could accept that?

Actually, if we want to support OLPC _nicely_, we'll need to get rid
of freezer from suspend-to-RAM. Of course, that _will_ put more
pressure at the drivers -- and break few of them...

(cesky, pictures)
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