RE: [PATCH 0/2] PM / sleep: Support for using suspend-to-idle by default

From: Mario.Limonciello
Date: Thu Nov 17 2016 - 15:50:21 EST

Hi Rafael,

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> From: Rafael J. Wysocki [mailto:rjw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
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> Subject: [PATCH 0/2] PM / sleep: Support for using suspend-to-idle by
> default
> Hi,
> This series is a follow-up for a BoF discussion during the LPC.
> The discussion was about supporting Linux on modern laptops and one of
> the issues mentioned was the lack of support for suspend-to-idle in user
> space and if there's anything that can be done about that in the kernel.
> The following patches are my input. :-)
> The first one reworks the suspend interface to allow the "mem" string
> in /sys/power/state to represent multiple things that can be selected via
> an additional sysfs attribute.
> The second one makes ACPI select suspend-to-idle as the default suspend
> mode
> if so indicated in the FADT.
> Please let me know what you think.
> Thanks,
> Rafael

Thanks for submitting. I like the approach, especially that it leaves room
to easily modify the behavior for debugging purposes and adding quirks.

I tested your series on a machine that had this bit set in the FADT and
confirmed that it set up and used policy properly.

Tested-By: Mario Limonciello <mario.limonciello@xxxxxxxx>