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SubjectRe: Getting FS access events
On Sat, May 19, 2001 at 12:39:18PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:

Note that "resume from disk" does _not_ have to necessarily
resume kernel data structures. It is enough if it just resumes
the caches etc.

For speeding up a boot process, sure... but for suspend/resume on a
laptop --- why would you bother?

Don't get _too_ hung up about the power-management kind of
"invisible suspend/resume" sequence where you resume the whole
kernel state.

I'm confused. I've always wondered that before you suspend the state
of a machine to disk, why we just don't throw away unnecessary data
like anything not actively referenced.

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