Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] fbdev and power management

Benjamin Herrenschmidt (
14 Jul 2003 18:34:06 +0200

On Sat, 2002-01-05 at 12:13, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > I'm slightly concerned by this. There are a growing amount of drivers
> > in 2.5 which are being made to work with the existing power management
> > system. This "new" system seems to have been hanging around for about
> > 4 months now with no visible further work, presumably so that a paper
> > can be presented before its release.
> I believe it is bad idea to change driver
> model again in 2.6.x-pre. I believe current
> solution is pretty much okay.

Current solution is not okay and actually, the save_state/suspend
distinction makes no sense. We have designed a working solution
a while ago now, Patrick has it implemented for month, it must
get in now or 2.6 will not have proper power management but just
"might work" kind of crap


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