Re: [linux-pm] [TuxOnIce-devel] [RFC] TuxOnIce

From: Alan Stern
Date: Tue May 26 2009 - 17:56:26 EST

On Wed, 27 May 2009, Nigel Cunningham wrote:

> USB devices ought to be able to do _something_ though - I have a Dvico
> Dual Digital 4 card

What is that?

> that is forcing me to shutdown X, mythtv-backend,
> pulse audio and lirc at the moment so that I can rmmod it while
> hibernating. That ought not be necessary. I'm sure there are good
> technical reasons why it is necessary at the mooment, but it shouldn't
> be that way - even if it just does the bare minimum required to avoid
> requiring the closing of files and the unload.

Probably the driver's author just never got around to adding support
for suspend/resume. Which driver is it? What happens if you don't
rmmod it?

Alan Stern

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