Or a more generic 'notifier' facility by which the kernel
could issue more than one kind of command:
o "save state of everything into memory for latter resurrection"
[for saving system state to disk, and restoring it from there]
o "disable everything" [for the average shutdown/halt/reboot use,
"but don't mess the saved state!"]
o "resurrect from saved state"
The driver of the save device must not be disabled before it is
safe thing to do, and it may need some more radical approach to
> Is it possible to disable all DMA at the chipset level before
> rebooting, or do we have to tell the cards directly?
PCI-cards must be disabled individually -- especially those that can do
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