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Date:	Mon, 18 Feb 2008 22:19:11 -0500 (EST)
From:	Alan Stern <>
To:	Pavel Machek <>
cc:	kernel list <>,
	Linux-pm mailing list <>
Subject: Re: Status of storage autosuspend

On Mon, 18 Feb 2008, Pavel Machek wrote:

> > Should we ignore this issue and submit the patches anyway?
> I think you should. "Easy" (and clean) solution to that issue is to
> just return -EPERM from SG_IOCTL if autosuspend is configured in ;-).


Okay, I'll update the patches to 2.6.25-rc2 and submit them in a few
days.  (Actually the SCSI patch has to go in first and the usb-storage
patch afterward, which will probably cause it to be delayed one kernel
version.  I don't know any good way to handle these cross-subsystem

Alan Stern

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