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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/3] PM suspend/hibernate: Call notifier after freezing processes
On Thursday 16 July 2015 03:02:03 Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Sunday, June 21, 2015 01:20:32 PM Pali Rohár wrote:
> > To prevent race conditions on userspace processes with I/O some taks must be
> > called after processes are freezed. This patch adds new events which are
> > delivered by pm_notifier_call_chain() after freezing processes when doing
> > suspend or hibernate action.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@gmail.com>
> > ---
> > include/linux/suspend.h | 2 ++
> > kernel/power/hibernate.c | 2 ++
> > kernel/power/suspend.c | 4 +++-
> > 3 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/suspend.h b/include/linux/suspend.h
> > index 5efe743..bc743c8 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/suspend.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/suspend.h
> > @@ -368,6 +368,8 @@ static inline bool hibernation_available(void) { return false; }
> > #define PM_POST_SUSPEND 0x0004 /* Suspend finished */
> > #define PM_RESTORE_PREPARE 0x0005 /* Going to restore a saved image */
> > #define PM_POST_RESTORE 0x0006 /* Restore failed */
> > +#define PM_HIBERNATION_AFTER_FREEZE 0x0007 /* After hibernation freeze */
> > +#define PM_SUSPEND_AFTER_FREEZE 0x0008 /* After suspend freeze */
> >
> > extern struct mutex pm_mutex;
> >
> > diff --git a/kernel/power/hibernate.c b/kernel/power/hibernate.c
> > index 2329daa..184f7ee 100644
> > --- a/kernel/power/hibernate.c
> > +++ b/kernel/power/hibernate.c
> > @@ -671,6 +671,8 @@ int hibernate(void)
> > if (error)
> > goto Exit;
> >
> > + pm_notifier_call_chain(PM_HIBERNATION_AFTER_FREEZE);
>
> Don't we need to check errors from these?
>

If yes, what to do in this case? Fail hibernation and goto Exit?

> Also, if you're adding AFTER_FREEZE, it would be good to add BEFORE_THAW too
> for symmetry.
>

But there is no use case for BEFORE_THAW. At least it is not needed for now.

> > +
> > lock_device_hotplug();
> > /* Allocate memory management structures */
> > error = create_basic_memory_bitmaps();
> > diff --git a/kernel/power/suspend.c b/kernel/power/suspend.c
> > index 8d7a1ef..ba2a945 100644
> > --- a/kernel/power/suspend.c
> > +++ b/kernel/power/suspend.c
> > @@ -277,8 +277,10 @@ static int suspend_prepare(suspend_state_t state)
> > trace_suspend_resume(TPS("freeze_processes"), 0, true);
> > error = suspend_freeze_processes();
> > trace_suspend_resume(TPS("freeze_processes"), 0, false);
> > - if (!error)
> > + if (!error) {
> > + pm_notifier_call_chain(PM_SUSPEND_AFTER_FREEZE);
> > return 0;
> > + }
> >
> > suspend_stats.failed_freeze++;
> > dpm_save_failed_step(SUSPEND_FREEZE);
> >
>

--
Pali Rohár
pali.rohar@gmail.com


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