Re: [PATCH] uswsusp: add pmops->{prepare,enter,finish} support (aka "platform mode")

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Mon Sep 25 2006 - 14:59:34 EST

On Monday, 25 September 2006 10:17, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > From: Stefan Seyfried <seife@xxxxxxx>
> >
> > Add an ioctl to the userspace swsusp code that enables the usage of the
> > pmops->prepare, pmops->enter and pmops->finish methods (the in-kernel
> > suspend knows these as "platform method"). These are needed on many machines
> > to (among others) speed up resuming by letting the BIOS skip some steps or
> > let my hp nx5000 recognise the correct ac_adapter state after resume again.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Stefan Seyfried <seife@xxxxxxx>
> ACK, but please supply documentation patch, too.

I'll update the documentation along with the patch for supporting swap files
in uswsusp. It's almost ready, but I need to test it for a while before I let
it go.


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