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Re: kernel 2.2.18pre17-ben1 issues

Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > This for sleep on Core99 machines.
> > hdparm -f -S 1 -Y /dev/hda
> Known problem, this is the 'powerdown immediately, no questions asked'
> command. If the machine recovers from the IDE resets, what's your problem?

Hum, just that this is a bit scary... If that's harmless, OK.

> (Other than kernel support for sleep not supported on Core99 models, but
> that was old news months ago already, right?)

I know about that. I've just finished an article for a Linux magazine
about sleep, pmud, and all that stuff.

> If the machine just hangs on wakeup, and the disks never come back up,
> don't use pmud. Anyway, I'll remove Core99 support from pwrctl and pmud in
> future releases, this seems to cause more confusion than anticipated.

Just state in the documentation that it's something expected, and that
it doesn't foobar you computer if you see these messages.

>         Michael

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