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    SubjectRe: Freezer Patches.
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    On Thu, 2005-06-02 at 00:31 +0200, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > Hi!
    >
    > (Well, it is just after midnight here :-).
    >
    > > > > Here are the freezer patches. They were prepared against rc3, but I
    > > > > think they still apply fine against rc5. (Ben, these are the same ones I
    > > > > sent you the other day).
    > > >
    > > > 304 seems ugly and completely useless for mainline
    > >
    > > That's because you don't understand what it's doing.
    > >
    > > The new refrigerator implementation works like this:
    > >
    > > Userspace processes that begin a sys_*sync gain the process flag
    > > PF_SYNCTHREAD for the duration of their syscall.
    >
    > swsusp1 should not need any special casing of sync, right? We can
    > simply do sys_sync(), then freeze, or something like that. We could
    > even remove sys_sync() completely; it is not needed for correctness.

    It's still quite nice to have ... I put it in my pre-freeze callback in
    fact for both STR and STD :) We really want it for STD but I think it
    doesn't work properly after freeze.

    Ben.


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