WSOD status

"Marco Trevisan (Treviño)" mail at
Tue Dec 9 15:21:36 CET 2008

Andy Green wrote:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> |> So the net result right now is WSOD is allegedly gone by Nicolas'
> |> patches, but suspend current is a little higher until we figure out the
> |> correct timing and sequencing to bring back the LCM after its power was
> |> taken (which again never ever fails at boot).
> | I've been following the discussion and this is great news!
> |
> | Shall I wait for the latter or change to the latest stable in testing?
> It's OK to change to it: on the Trac Nicolas and another customer
> estimated the power impact and it seems not particularly noticable.

Do you have better measurements? I've never been affected by WSOD and
I'd prefer not to waste my battery (also few electrons :P).
Would be possible to apply this fix only to the affected devices
identifying them by some part numbers (or anything else)?

What about adding a boot parameter to enable/disable this?

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