TEST: Sleep suppport for iBook G4 & Aluminium PowerBooks (ATI based)
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Nov 19 21:33:33 EST 2004
On Fri, 2004-11-19 at 08:50 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-11-19 at 17:56 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > (Message cross-posted to several lists, please do _NOT_ reply to all of
> > them).
> I forwarded it to fedora-ppc at lists.infradead.org too.
> Since I started using the previous patch and actually suspending, I've
> been seeing the GNOME panel and window list die frequently, and
> occasionally other X apps. When X apps have died which were started from
> the command line it seemed to be a spurious SIGPIPE, strangely.
> I don't _think_ I've ever seen it immediately after booting; only after
> suspend/resume. But that could be just a coincidence. Likewise the way
> it started when I added the sleep patch _could_ just be a coincidence --
> I was still running Fedora rawhide and updating other packages (and
> there were other kernel changes) at that time, so a lot of other things
> changed too... but has anyone else seen similar behaviour?
Try the new patch. Note that I posted a second one today, right after
the first one, that fixes a engine lockup bug (see my second mail).
The original patch had a bug where some of the CPU "HID" registers
weren't properly restored for 7447A type CPUs. If you had one of these,
it could explain the issue.
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