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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] suspend: delete sys_sync()
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On Sat, Jul 4, 2015 at 3:03 AM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@rjwysocki.net> wrote:
> [The argument that the user can pull removable storage devices out of the
> system while suspended doesn't hold any water to me, because the user can
> pull them out of the system when not suspended just as well and cause the
> same kind of damage to happen.]

The user may not notice the difference between a suspended and powered
off machine, and thus think it's safe to unplug the USB memory stick while
the machine appears off.

If that's considered a valid use case, this would be a regression.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds


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