Re: [RFC][PATCH 1/2 -mm] kexec based hibernation -v3: kexec jump

From: Thomas Meyer
Date: Mon Sep 24 2007 - 13:37:38 EST

Andrew Morton schrieb:
> On Fri, 21 Sep 2007 10:24:34 +1000 Nigel Cunningham <nigel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Andrew.
>> On Thursday 20 September 2007 20:09:41 Pavel Machek wrote:
>>> Seems like good enough for -mm to me.
>>> Pavel
>> Andrew, if I recall correctly, you said a while ago that you didn't want
>> another hibernation implementation in the vanilla kernel. If you're going to
>> consider merging this kexec code, will you also please consider merging
>> TuxOnIce?
> The theory is that kexec-based hibernation will mainly use preexisting
> kexec code and will permit us to delete the existing hibernation
> implementation.
> That's different from replacing it
Before replacing existing hibernation implementations, someone should
fix kexec for i386 (maybe others?) EFI systems...

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