Re: [linux-pm] [RFC] Asynchronous suspend/resume - test results

From: Nigel Cunningham
Date: Mon Dec 21 2009 - 15:04:40 EST


Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-12-21 at 18:25 +1100, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
>> Hi.
>> Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>>> I'm not sure what the next step should be at this point. To me, the picture is
>>> quite clear now, but perhaps we ought to run more tests on some other machines
>>> or something. Please let me know what you think.
>> Looks great. If you do decide you want other machines tested, I'll
>> happily try the machines around here:
>> - Dell M1530
>> - Omnibook XE3-GF.
>> - Via LN10000 based Mythtv Box
>> - Desktop machine - Some Intel-based mobo I've forgotten the name of.
>> I've been quietly following the thread, but have lost track of what
>> iteration of the patch you're on, so if you'd give me a pointer to it,
>> I'd be grateful.
>> By the way, I haven't forgotten about sending some real patches for
>> swsusp (ie more than just cleanups). I'm just busy with other things and
>> also thinking carefully about what order to do things in.
> I vote for ability to save all ram to the disk.
> After several days of testing I managed to make my system do s2disk
> really reliable (~300 cycles tested), but suspending when memory is
> tight still fails sometimes.
> I didn't yet use your tuxonice system though.

Well, I want to and intend on working towards merging as much of
TuxOnIce as people will allow in, but it will take a long time because
there are so many modifications to do, I don't have that much time to
work on it, am splitting the time I do have and am still have a couple
of new features I want to do to TuxOnIce.


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