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SubjectRe: Which is simpler? (Was Re: [Suspend2-devel] Re: [ 00/10] [Suspend2] Modules support.)

On Saturday 25 February 2006 01:15, Pavel Machek wrote:
> On So 25-02-06 00:53:21, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > > > 2) shrink_all_memory() should be fixed. It should not really return if
> > > > > there are more pages freeable.
> > > >
> > > > Well, that would be a long-run solution. However, until it's fixed we can
> > > > use a workaround IMHO. ;-)
> > >
> > > Isn't trying to free as much memory as you can the wrong solution anyway? I
> > > mean, that only means that the poor system has more pages to fault back in at
> > > resume time, before the user can even begin to think about doing anything
> > > useful. You might be able to say "Every machine that suspend2 works on,
> > > swsusp works on", but the later will be a pretty sad definition of works!
> >
> > We are trying to catch a bug here. suspend2 or not, it is a bug and it
> > should be fixed (or at least understood).
> >
> > [Also please try to tone down your messages. Your suspend2 may be more
> > user-friendly, you do not want to start that flamewar again, do you?
> > Saying "don't bother fixing that" is not nice thing to do.]
> Heh, I guess I should apologize for being offtopic on suspend2 mailing
> list... this was not about suspend2 any more..
> I guess we should drop suspend2 and this huge cc list from future
> discussion. (And fix subject.)
> Anyway, Rafael, do you think you could commit your encryption patches?
> Ready or not, bugs can be fixed later :-). [I'd like to do some work
> based on them; I think I figured out easy way to setup suspend so that
> password is needed only during resume...]

Done. I've also committed the patch to arrange the error messages in suspend
in a better way.

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