Re: Thoughts wanted on merging Software Suspend enhancements

Pavel Machek (
Sun, 13 Jul 2003 21:23:29 +0200


> > > Okay, that's sane approach to do it... But where do you store pointer
> > > to pagedir?
> >
> > I didn't answer this before. Sorry. Initially, you would still be
> > expected to have a suspend partition, and hence it would still go in the
> > header. Longer term, I'll have to learn more and see if there's a place
> > we can use in the partition table or such like.
> You could also just make it a kernel command line option, for the
> bootloader to store. It's not like it needs to move each time you
> suspend - if you store the first block in a file in /boot.

Okay, so we would simply require bootloader to tell us
"resume=/dev/hda@LBA=1234"? I guess that's quite clean, altrough it
needs bootloader change. Queue that for 2.7.0 ;-).


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