Re: [PATCH/RFC 3/6] drivers: firmware: psci: Implement shallow suspend mode

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Tue Feb 21 2017 - 13:25:27 EST

Hi Mark,

On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 7:18 PM, Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On top of that, the Linux PM subsystem allows to configure wakeup by writing
>> "enabled" to a device's "wakeup" file in sysfs. Or you can use ethtool for
>> Wake-on-LAN.
> Sure; userspace can always do something silly here.

Not that silly: you can wake up using these sources, but not necessarily from
all states.

> As I mentioned in my other reply, we could/should add an interface to
> allow userspace to determine if it has a guaranteed wakeup, which would
> allow us to do the right thing.




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