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    SubjectRe: Software Suspend Functionality in 2.5

    > Since we've had to work on a solution that can be used
    > for accurate non-disruptive dumps as well as crash dumps
    > (the latter using kexec), I was wondering whether it
    > was worth exploring possibilities of commonality with
    > swsusp down the line ... I know its not probably not
    > something very immediate, but just an indication on
    > whether we should keep applicability for swsusp (probably
    > reuse and share ideas/code back and forth between the
    > two efforts) in mind as we move forward. Because we
    > have to support a more restrictive situation when it
    > comes to dumping, it just may be usable by swsusp too
    > if we can get it right.

    Well, less code duplication is always welcome. But notice we need
    *atomic* snapshots in swsusp, else we might corrupt data.
    Horseback riding is like software...
    ...vgf orggre jura vgf serr.
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