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RE: FW: Alchemy power managment code.

To: "Sergei Shtylyov" <sshtylyov@ru.mvista.com>
Subject: RE: FW: Alchemy power managment code.
From: "Nico Coesel" <ncoesel@DEALogic.nl>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 14:46:50 +0100
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> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Sergei Shtylyov [mailto:sshtylyov@ru.mvista.com] 
> Verzonden: woensdag 26 maart 2008 17:32
> Aan: Nico Coesel
> CC: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
> Onderwerp: Re: FW: Alchemy power managment code.
> 
> Hello all.
> 
> Nico Coesel wrote:
> 
> > Ralf,
> > Funny you ask because I tried this yesterday on a AU1100 
> system with 
> > the
> > 2.6.24 kernel (from kernel.org). I'm afraid I must say the kernel 
> > crashes when I enable power management. The reason I want 
> to use power 
> > management is because I need to send the CPU to sleep when 
> the system 
> > shuts down. I hacked power.c and reset.c a bit so 
> au_sleep() is called 
> > when the system is shut down. Perhaps someone can confirm the 
> > powermanagement can be made to work with some fixes (it didn't work 
> > with
> > 2.6.21-rc4 either).
> 
>     BTW, for anybody interested in Alchemy PM code, here's 
> the interesting
> link: [ftp|http]://ftp.enneenne.com/pub/misc/au1100-patches/linux/.
>     It contains  a lot of unmerged PM patches by Rodolfo 
> Giometti (and not only that) from around 2.6.17 time.
> 

Sergei,
Is there a reason why these patches didn't make it into the official
kernel? IIRC Rodolfo has been quite active on this mailing list.

Nico Coesel

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