andy git 06/15 suspend/resume observations

Werner Almesberger werner at
Fri Jun 20 17:46:05 CEST 2008

Interesting ... how did that paste creep in ? :-(

Sorry for the spam. This is the real message:

> From: Werner Almesberger <werner at>
> To: "Mike (mwester)" <mwester at>
> Cc: Sean McNeil <sean at>, openmoko-kernel at
> Bcc:
> Subject: Re: andy git 06/15 suspend/resume observations
> Reply-To:
> In-Reply-To: <485ADAE5.6020509 at>
> Mike (mwester) wrote:
> > horrible mess, and its so incredibly frustrating to think that there had
> > to have been a meeting at Openmoko/FIC at one point, where SOMEBODY
> > could have said one sentence and had the GSM/console mux changed to
> > GPS/console -- and the grief that would have solved is immeasurable.
> Well, the sharing was already there for I don't know how long when I
> joined. I think it wouldn't actually have been so bad if the following
> two decisions had been made regarding the overall GSM software
> interface:
> - gsmd can be device-specific
>   Thus it is aware of the hardware quirks, and is responsible for
>   orchestrating the switch between console and GSM, etc.
> - if GSM is in use, we don't try to still get printks
>   Thus gsmd could simply turn them off through /proc/sys/kernel/printk
>   (and the low-level debug code would have to go)
> Of course, hindsight is always 20/20 :-)
> - Werner

More information about the openmoko-kernel mailing list