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SubjectRe: [ACPI] Re: [PATCH] s4bios for 2.5.59 + apci-20030123
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On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 09:41:44AM +1300, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-02-05 at 11:10, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Some people apparently want slower suspend/resume but have all caches
> > intact when resumed. Thats not easy for swsusp but they can have that
> > with S4bios. And S4bios is usefull for testing device support; it
> > seems to behave slightly differently to S3 meaning better testing.
>
> Whether its slower depends on the hardware; on my 128MB Celeron 933
> laptop (17MB/s HDD), I can write an image of about 120MB, reboot and get
> back up and running in around a minute and a half. That's about the same
> as far as I remember, but has (as you say) the advantage of not still
> having to get things swapped back in.

The problem is the speed of the suspending process, not the whole suspend/resume
sequence, especially in case of emergency suspending due to thermal condition,
etc.

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