2.4.17-pre[12]-ben0 trees hang on unsuspend

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Sun Dec 2 20:51:08 EST 2001

>I've been trying the latest rsync snaps from your kernel tree
>(particularly to fix the time-warp bug that pops up in 2.4.16-ben0), but
>I've discovered that these latest trees cause the iBook FireWire that I'm
>using to hang up when I try to bring the unit out of suspend mode. The
>"sleep" indicator stops pulsating, and the drive spins up - I can hear it
>- but it never wakes up. The backlight never comes on, and typing at the
>keyboard (into a root shell - I was at a console logged in as root when I
>suspended) has no effect, apparently indicating it's really gone.
>Rebooting into 2.4.16-ben0 and suspending still works as normal, so I know
>it's not hardware.
>One thing to note is that normally, when the system comes out of sleep,
>the "sleep" indicator below the display flashes one last time before
>coming up out of suspend - when using 2.4.17-pre[12]-ben0, I don't get
>that "last flash" when I press a key to wake the system.

Could be one of my sleep.S changes, let me check...


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