Re: Attempted summary of suspend-blockers LKML thread

From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Thu Aug 05 2010 - 09:48:45 EST

On Wed, Aug 04, 2010 at 04:19:20PM -0700, david@xxxxxxx wrote:

> only consider the activity of a subset of processes when deciding if we
> should suspend or not. If the decision is to suspend, freeze everything.
> you (and many other people) are confusing what I've proposed (use cgroups
> to indicate what processes to care about and what ones to not care about
> when deciding to suspend/go to idle) with the prior cgroup proposal (use
> cgroups to freeze a subset of tasks while leaving others runnable)

The decision on whether or not to go to sleep isn't the difficult bit of
this problem space.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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