Re: Reasons to merge suspend2.

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Apr 25 2007 - 12:17:38 EST


> >>I didn't read your whole post, it's way too long, but I would like to see
> >>your patch in mainline as an option to swsusp. What would make this
> >>infeasible?
> >
> >For one thing, Linus said not but yesterday that he doesn't want multiple
> >competing suspend algorithms like this in the kernel at once. (If I parsed
> >his message correctly, he doesn't want any in the kernel, but he's putting
> >up with it because it seems somewhat needed.)
> Would it be a feasible solution to have a very minimal and generic software
> suspend in the kernel, and then various userspace implementations could
> take care of this?

Yes please. If you want suspend-over-nfs or whatever, just add it to
the userspace; we have enough support in kernel now.
(cesky, pictures)
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