Re: Software Suspend Functionality in 2.5

Suparna Bhattacharya (
Mon, 3 Mar 2003 12:24:53 +0530

On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 07:36:49PM +1300, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> Hi.
> On Mon, 2003-03-03 at 17:28, Suparna Bhattacharya wrote:
> > If you add to that the possibility of being able to save more
> > in less space if you have compression, would it be useful ?
> I'm not sure that it would because we don't know how much compression
> we're going to get ahead of time, so we don't know how many extra pages

The algorithm could be adjusted to deal with that, however ...

> we can save. The compression/decompression also takes extra time and
> puts more drain on a potentially low battery.

.. I didn't think about the battery drain - valid point !


Suparna Bhattacharya (
Linux Technology Center
IBM Software Labs, India

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