[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v3] ata: use generic power management

Jens Axboe axboe at kernel.dk
Mon Aug 17 14:06:03 UTC 2020

On 8/17/20 2:25 AM, Vaibhav Gupta wrote:
> Hello,
> I am working to upgrade power management framework support for PCI drivers, as
> my project under the Linux Kernel Mentorship Program.
> The ultimate goal is to completely remove the legacy framework. And for this we
> need to remove ".suspend" and ".resume" pointers from "struct pci_driver".
> The patch is doing the change for the same. The actual suspend() and
> resume() callbacks are defined in drivers/ata/libata-core.c and are exported.
> Which are then used by other files.
> Thus removing those pointers, included 54 files in this patch. Although, the
> actual changes are done in few files only. The changes should work fine as I
> have done similar changes for other drivers too which made their way into the
> kernel. Still, tests on few ata devices are necessary.

Didn't we agree to split this up into separate patches??

> I tried but unfortunately, I couldn't find or arrange devices to test upon. I
> have added the authors of the previous commit(s) for respective drivers as
> recipients. It would be very helpful if someone can test it on a device.

Does qemu support any of the affected drivers?

Jens Axboe

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