Re: [RFC][PATCH -mm 2/5] swsusp: Use memory bitmaps during resume

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 09:33:40 EST


> > I'm still not sure if highmem support is worth the complexity -- I
> > hope highmem dies painful death in next 3 weeks or so.
> metoo, but currently quite a lot of Core Duo-based notebooks with 1 GB of RAM
> and more are still being sold, let alone the Celerons, Semprons etc.

Well, 1GB should still be reasonably well supported, even with current
code. 3GB+ machines will be different story.

> The patch is designed so that the higmem-related parts are just dropped by the
> compiler if CONFIG_HIGHMEM is not set. That makes it a bit larger, but then
> they don't get in the way when they are not needed.
> [Well, I've been using 64-bit machines only for quite some time anyway, but
> I thought it would be nice to do something for the others, too. ;-) ]

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