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SubjectRe: Total system lockup with Alt-SysRQ-L

> > option, would be a one-button "sync up all the disks, forbid any more
> > writes, save as much state as possbile (registers, memory) to a swap
> > partition, set a flag for crash dump processing and reboot" capability.
> Very hard to do - you can't trust the I/O systems state so the dump code

Actually... swsusp should be usable for most of this... But swsusp will
not work in bad state and I guess that's showtopper.

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