Re: [Swsusp-devel] Re: swsusp problems [was Re: Your opinion onthe merge?]

From: Nigel Cunningham
Date: Wed Mar 24 2004 - 02:12:47 EST


On Wed, 2004-03-24 at 18:22, Michael Frank wrote:
> Error messages should be handled on a seperate VT eliminating the issue.

While I definitely like the idea, I'm not sure that's feasible; as Pavel
pointed out, Suspend doesn't generate all the error messages that might
possibly appear. Maybe I'm just ignorant.. I'll take a look when I get
the change.

> How are bad blocks on a swap partition handled by the vm?

Good question :>

> Which reminds me of the "failed to read a chunk" message, the guys who reported
> it got all quiet after telling them to do more badblocks testing without diskcaching or
> using dd to write random data and read them back, so likely was caused by
> media problems.

I'll reserve judgement there...

> Here we need more detailed error messages including the driver output and the
> screen should be switched to a text VT so messages are visible. Also as the
> error will cause resume to fail the system should be halted in this case.
> IMO seperate message VT will eliminate all interference issues and further modularization
> by keeping the eye candy seperate.
> Regards
> Michael
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