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# > What about the system save-state that SCO uses to recover from UPS initiated
# > shutdown? They write out the machine state into the swap partition.
# > When you restart your system, it picks up right where it left off. Nice.
# >
# > I have run an application which used over 300Mb virtual memory - wonder
# > what the SCO box would have done with that beast <distributed simulation>.
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# The big problem with freezing processes or machine state and restoring
# it later is that the context gets partially lost like non-local network

The really big problem is saving and restoring the state of hardware.

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