Re: [Swsusp-devel] Re: Thoughts wanted on merging Software Suspend

Nigel Cunningham (
Tue, 15 Jul 2003 06:44:49 +1200


It defaults to disabled precisely because of Pavel's concerns.



On Tue, 2003-07-15 at 05:30, Jan Rychter wrote:
> >>>>> "Pavel" == Pavel Machek <> writes:
> Pavel> Hi!
> >> Having listened to the arguments, I'll make pressing Escape to
> >> cancel the suspend a feature which defaults to being disabled and
> >> can be enabled via a proc entry in 2.4. I won't add code to poll for
> >> ACPI (or APM) events :>
> Pavel> At least no new proc entry, please. Make it depend on
> Pavel> sysrq_enabled and disable it completely if sysrq support is not
> Pavel> compiled in.
> Pavel, I disagree. This is important functionality. I *do* want to abort
> suspends by pressing 'Esc'.
> I do not believe that hiding this gives you any extra security, and I do
> not believe that having it in is any kind of a problem. None of your
> arguments against it convinced me.
> Please do not try to hide it and obscure it any more than it already is
> (Nigel has made this default to off for some reason).
> --J.

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