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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/2] Kexec jump: The first step to kexec base hibernation

    > >Maybe my usage of terminology has some problem. But,
    > >the "device
    > >hibernate" here means put device into quiescent state
    > >and save the
    > >device state, but do not put device into low power
    > >state.
    > is there really enough savings (in time or otherwise) to
    > make it worth splitting this into two steps? for


    > but I suspect that the number of drivers where this is
    > worth doing is relativly small, and it may be a better
    > approach to start off with just putting everything into
    > the low-power state until some drive shows up that makes
    > it worth adding the intermediate state to the system

    We have had this flamewar before, and linus decided 'snapshot' and
    'suspend' are different operations - and he's right. Disk takes 10
    seconds to suspend/resume (spindown).
    (cesky, pictures)
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