Re: Problems with remote-wakeup settings

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Fri Mar 05 2010 - 17:02:11 EST

On Friday 05 March 2010, Oliver Neukum wrote:
> Am Freitag, 5. März 2010 21:59:31 schrieben Sie:
> > > I guess it's better if drivers don't set should_wakeup if unsure, but of course
> > > that's impossible to enforce.
> >
> > That's the real question. Ideally, drivers won't touch should_wakeup.
> > How do we get there from here?
> Enable it only for devices specifically designed for wakeup, that is
> keyboards, power buttons and WoL, perhaps also mice and modems.
> Are we far away from that?

I don't think we're very far from that.

Mice are known dangerous, especially the USB ones, though.

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