[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v1 0/2] video: fbdev: radeonfb: PCI PM framework upgrade and fix-ups.

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Mon Sep 7 10:29:22 UTC 2020

On 2020-09-07 9:55 a.m., Daniel Vetter wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 06, 2020 at 12:52:54PM +0530, Vaibhav Gupta wrote:
>> Linux Kernel Mentee: Remove Legacy Power Management.
>> The original goal of the patch series is to upgrade the power management
>> framework of radeonfb fbdev driver. This has been done by upgrading .suspend()
>> and .resume() callbacks.
>> The upgrade makes sure that the involvement of PCI Core does not change the
>> order of operations executed in a driver. Thus, does not change its behavior.
>> During this process, it was found that "#if defined(CONFIG_PM)" at line 1434 is
>> redundant. This was introduced in the commit
>> 42ddb453a0cd ("radeon: Conditionally compile PM code").
> I do wonder whether it wouldn't be better to just outright delete these,
> we have the drm radeon driver for pretty much all the same hardware ...

In contrast to radeonfb, the radeon driver doesn't support 
suspend-to-RAM on Apple PowerPC notebooks.

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