TEST: Sleep patch #6

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Dec 2 22:24:04 EST 2004

On Thu, 2004-12-02 at 12:08 +0100, Colin Leroy wrote:
> On 01 Dec 2004 at 16h12, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> Hi, 
> > This one fixes finally the cache flush problem that made cpufreq (on machines
> > using the PMU for the switch) and sleep/wake unreliable occasionally (memory
> > corruption would occur on some CPUs at least). It improves bits here or there
> > too, and adds the sungem wake-on-lan feature. 
> By the way, I noticed a problem when the laptop is put to sleep by closing lid:
> wake-on-lan still works, but as soon as the laptop's awake, pbbuttonsd sleeps 
> it again. 

Useland shit :)

> Combined with the fact that a closed iBook G4 not sleeping shutdowns 
> by itself, it would be nice if sungem could disable wol when suspending and the 
> lid is closed - if such info is available.

Userland shit (bis) :)

> Or maybe such a thing should be done in the pbbuttonsd scripts by calling 
> ethtool?
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org>

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