Re: CELF interest in suspend-to-flash

From: Marcelo Tosatti
Date: Wed Nov 10 2004 - 14:13:48 EST

On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 05:06:31AM +1100, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> Hi.
> On Thu, 2004-11-11 at 04:59, Tim Bird wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Lately, the CE Linux Forum power management working group is showing some
> > interest in suspend-to-flash. Is there any current work in this area?
> >
> > Who should we talk to if we want to get involved with this (or lead
> > an effort if there isn't one)?
> Can flash be treated as a swap device at the moment? If so, it might
> simply be a matter of specifying the same parameter used in swapon for
> the resume2= boot parameter.

Sure, you only need to have the flash as a block device (ie driven
by the IDE code).

> If more work is required, I'd happily help, although I might be a little
> slow: I'm only work on this on a voluntary basis at the moment (looking
> for full time work, from next month though).
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