[PATCH 00/20] powerpc: Convert power off logic to pm_power_off

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Thu Oct 2 00:57:10 EST 2014

On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 4:47 PM, Alexander Graf <agraf at suse.de> wrote:
>> This is touching the same area as last night's
>> "[RFC PATCH 00/16] kernel: Add support for poweroff handler call chain"
>> https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/9/30/575
> I agree, and I think your patch set is walking into a reasonable
> direction. However, I really think it should convert all users of
> pm_power_off - at which point you'll probably get to the same conclusion
> that ppc_md.power_off is a bad idea :).
> So in a way, this patch set is semantically a prerequisite to the full
> conversion you'd probably like to do :).
> Also, in your cover letter you describe that some methods power off the
> CPU power while others power off the system power. How do you
> distinguish between them with a call chain? You probably won't get
> around to trigger the system power off callback after the CPU power off
> callback ran ;).

I'll let G√ľnther answer that...



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