Re: [TuxOnIce-devel] [RFC] TuxOnIce

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue May 26 2009 - 05:20:59 EST


> > If you really have drivers that have exceptionally large memory requirements
> > (eg. you need to copy video ram), you should tell the system through struct
> > driver and do accounting at probe and removal of devices.
> Or perhaps the drivers should allocate memory from a PM notifier (which is
> called before the freezing of tasks) to avoid the problem?

Yes, that's how it should work for big allocations.

For small allocations... I still believe we should free a bit of
memory for s2ram so that small allocations can be done without
(cesky, pictures)
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