Re: A kexec approach to hibernation

From: Nigel Cunningham
Date: Mon Jun 11 2007 - 18:44:36 EST


On Sun, 2007-06-10 at 19:02 -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > No, it only supports ext2 (and reading ext3 as if it's ext2). Right now,
> > the assumption that syncing during suspend will cause data to hit
> > something grub can read isn't a safe one.
> I brought this issue up quite a few years ago at an OLS BOF. We pretty
> much need a "supersync" system call; you can do this by bmapping any
> file on ext3, but having something supported across filesystems would be
> good.

Sounds like a good idea to me.



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