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    SubjectRe: Suspend 2 merge: 49/51: Checksumming
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    On Monday 29 November 2004 07:24 pm, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
    > Hi.
    >
    > On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 20:55, Rob Landley wrote:
    > > On Wednesday 24 November 2004 08:02 am, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
    > > > A plugin for verifying the consistency of an image. Working with kdb,
    > > > it can look up the locations of variations. There will always be some
    > > > variations shown, simply because we're touching memory before we get
    > > > here and as we check the image.
    > >
    > > A while back I suggested checking the last mount time of the mounted
    > > local filesystems as a quick and dirty sanity check between loading the
    > > image and unfreezing all the processes. (Since a read-only mount
    > > shouldn't touch this, triggering swsusp resume from userspace after
    > > prodding various hardware shouldn't cause a major problem either...)
    > > Does that sound like a good idea?
    >
    > If I recall correctly, someone replied that even a read only mount under
    > one filesystem (XFS? Not sure), would replay the journal, so it wasn't a
    > goer.

    You could always special case the broken one until they fix it... :)

    > > Haven't had time to look into it myself, though. (Just recently got time
    > > enough to bang on busybox again. Somewhere around 2.6.7, software
    > > suspend stopped working for me and I haven't even had a chance to track
    > > _that_ down yet. Hopefully fixed in 2.6.9 or 2.6.10, I haven't played
    > > with it recently...)
    >
    > If you mean suspend2, I might be able to help if given more info.

    Nah, the one that's built in. I'll try it again when I upgrade to 2.6.10 in a
    few days.

    > Regards,
    >
    > Nigel

    Rob
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