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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: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 22:32:47 +0000
Cc: Nico Coesel <ncoesel@DEALogic.nl>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 07:31:55PM +0300, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:

>> 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.

Anybody interested in reviewing these patches and polishing them to be
applied to a recent kernel?

  Ralf

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