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Date:	Thu, 6 Dec 2007 02:07:32 +0100
From:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl>
To:	Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas@...com>
Cc:	Jiri Slaby <jirislaby@...il.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, matthew@....cx,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	linux-pm@...ts.linux-foundation.org, drzeus@...eus.cx,
	linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org, Adam Belay <ambx1@....rr.com>,
	Matthieu Castet <castet.matthieu@...e.fr>,
	Li Shaohua <shaohua.li@...el.com>, Len Brown <lenb@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: RFC: PNP: do not stop/start devices in suspend/resume path

On Wednesday, 5 of December 2007, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> Re: warning on suspend-to-RAM caused by
> pnp-request-ioport-and-iomem-resources-used-by-active-devices.patch,
> thread here: http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/11/22/110
> 
> On Saturday 01 December 2007 05:00:34 am Jiri Slaby wrote:
> > I didn't get it. Maybe some trolls poking around or something (maybe the
> > ext3 breakage which fsck fixed). It works after recompilation of the
> > whole tree. And the important part -- the warning has gone.
> 
> Good.  It's not clear to me whether it is safe to leave devices
> enabled while we sleep.  I don't see an actual problem, but there
> might be something related to hotplug while we're asleep or something.
> So I'll cc: some additional people who might have some insight.
> 
> 
> 
> RFC: PNP: do not stop/start devices in suspend/resume path
> 
> Do not disable PNP devices in the suspend path.  We still call
> the driver's suspend method, which should prevent further use of
> the device, and the protocol suspend method, which may put the
> device in a low-power state.
> 
> This means we will not disable the device and release its
> resources.  The driver suspend method typically does not release
> its resources in the suspend path.  For example, if we have:
> 
>   03f8-03ff : 00:06
>     03f8-03ff : serial
> 
> pnp_stop_dev() would release the 00:06 region, which still
> has a child.  This causes a warning from __release_resource
> and corrupts /proc/ioports.
> 
> However, we should do this the same way Windows does, so if
> Windows disables devices before going to sleep, we should, too.
> It doesn't *look* necessary to me because
> 
>   - In the ACPI 3.0b spec, I can't find any mention of _DIS in
>     connection with sleep.  And Device Object Notifications,
>     Section 5.6.3, Table 5-43, says we should get a bus check
>     after awakening if hardware was removed while we slept.
> 
>     This: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms810079.aspx
>     makes a similar point about how the OS re-enumerates devices
>     as a result of a power state change (3rd last paragraph of
>     text).
> 
>   - This: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa489874.aspx
>     suggests that Windows only stops a device to rebalance hardware
>     resources.
> 
> [This should go before
> pnp-request-ioport-and-iomem-resources-used-by-active-devices.patch
> for best bisect-ability.]

The only comment I can make is that this change is along with the lines of
what PCI drivers do, so it looks reasonable.

In any case it's worthy of checking if removing the pnp_stop(start)_dev()
invocations from the suspend/resume code paths will cause any problems to
appear, IMO.

> Signed-off-by: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas@...com>
> 
> Index: linux-mm/drivers/pnp/driver.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-mm.orig/drivers/pnp/driver.c	2007-11-30 13:58:25.000000000 -0700
> +++ linux-mm/drivers/pnp/driver.c	2007-12-03 09:58:35.000000000 -0700
> @@ -161,13 +161,6 @@
>  			return error;
>  	}
>  
> -	if (!(pnp_drv->flags & PNP_DRIVER_RES_DO_NOT_CHANGE) &&
> -	    pnp_can_disable(pnp_dev)) {
> -		error = pnp_stop_dev(pnp_dev);
> -		if (error)
> -			return error;
> -	}
> -
>  	if (pnp_dev->protocol && pnp_dev->protocol->suspend)
>  		pnp_dev->protocol->suspend(pnp_dev, state);
>  	return 0;
> @@ -177,7 +170,6 @@
>  {
>  	struct pnp_dev *pnp_dev = to_pnp_dev(dev);
>  	struct pnp_driver *pnp_drv = pnp_dev->driver;
> -	int error;
>  
>  	if (!pnp_drv)
>  		return 0;
> @@ -185,12 +177,6 @@
>  	if (pnp_dev->protocol && pnp_dev->protocol->resume)
>  		pnp_dev->protocol->resume(pnp_dev);
>  
> -	if (!(pnp_drv->flags & PNP_DRIVER_RES_DO_NOT_CHANGE)) {
> -		error = pnp_start_dev(pnp_dev);
> -		if (error)
> -			return error;
> -	}
> -
>  	if (pnp_drv->resume)
>  		return pnp_drv->resume(pnp_dev);
>  
> --
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