Re: 2.1.102 and APM -- is the patch correct?

A. Wik (
Fri, 15 May 1998 18:34:29 +0000

Linus Torvalds <> wrote:

> > I've got a laptop with APM support running Linux. What's a good way to
> > torture test it with getfasttimeoffset? I'm looking for a divide-by-zero
> > oops, right?
> The more I think about it, the more I have a little voice saying "suspend
> to disk, suspend to disk".
> I don't know how suspend to disk works, but I suspect it may be turning
> off the whole CPU, and in that case the cycle counter will certainly be a
> goner when we resume, unless some CPU engineer has come up with something
> really revolutionary.

Has standby &| suspension of energy-star compliant monitors
been implemented yet?

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