Re: [PATCH 3/3] PM: Remove PM_TRACE from Kconfig
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Aug 16 2006 - 18:00:11 EST
On Wed 2006-08-16 14:52:42, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Aug 2006 23:05:33 +0200
> "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Remove the CONFIG_PM_TRACE option, which is dangerous and should only be used
> > by people who know exactly what they are doing, from kernel/power/Kconfig .
> > Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@xxxxxxx>
> > Acked-by: Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxx>
> > ---
> > kernel/power/Kconfig | 18 ------------------
> > 1 files changed, 18 deletions(-)
> > Index: linux-2.6.18-rc4-mm1/kernel/power/Kconfig
> > ===================================================================
> > --- linux-2.6.18-rc4-mm1.orig/kernel/power/Kconfig
> > +++ linux-2.6.18-rc4-mm1/kernel/power/Kconfig
> > @@ -47,24 +47,6 @@ config PM_DISABLE_CONSOLE_SUSPEND
> > suspend/resume routines, but may itself lead to problems, for example
> > if netconsole is used.
> > -config PM_TRACE
> > - bool "Suspend/resume event tracing"
> > - depends on PM && PM_DEBUG && X86_32 && EXPERIMENTAL
> > - default n
> > - ---help---
> > - This enables some cheesy code to save the last PM event point in the
> > - RTC across reboots, so that you can debug a machine that just hangs
> > - during suspend (or more commonly, during resume).
> > -
> > - To use this debugging feature you should attempt to suspend the machine,
> > - then reboot it, then run
> > -
> > - dmesg -s 1000000 | grep 'hash matches'
> > -
> > - CAUTION: this option will cause your machine's real-time clock to be
> > - set to an invalid time after a resume.
> > -
> > -
> > config SOFTWARE_SUSPEND
> > bool "Software Suspend"
> > depends on PM && SWAP && (X86 && (!SMP || SUSPEND_SMP)) || ((FRV || PPC32) && !SMP)
> So... how are people supposed to turn it on again? By patching the
> kernel? That's a bit painful if they're using (say) fedora-of-the-day.
> How about we add a kernel boot parameter to enable it at runtime?
You need to add hooks to the .c code to use this, anyway. Normal
fedora user is not expected to use this.
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