Re: [linux-pm] [RFC] userland swsusp

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 07:02:49 EST

On St 23-11-05 11:16:27, Lorenzo Colitti wrote:
> Pavel Machek wrote:
> >Yes, hopefully users will not notice.
> ? So the idea is to merge inferior code and "hope users won't notice"?
> Users might not notice that half their memory is gone, but they *will*
> notice that their system is dog slow when it resumes because all their
> caches are gone and a most of their stuff is swapped out.
> Non-responsive system on resume is one of the main reasons that swsusp2
> is much better than swsusp1, and yes, users *do* notice (I was one of
> them, as I pointed out a while back). Yes, 50% is better than nothing,
> but it's still a pretty poor show.

Did you actually benchmark it?

> Seen from the perspective of a user, the situation is simple: suspend2
> works, it's fast, and it's rock-solid. Just use it.

About as helpful as "Windows XP works, it's fast, and it's

Thanks, Sharp!
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