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SubjectRe: resume before mounting root [diff against vanilla 2.4.9]
Hi!

> > That is totally broken, because I may mount the disk in between
> > the suspend and resume. I might even:
> >
> > 1. boot kernel X
> > 2. suspend kernel X
> > 3. boot kernel Y
> > 4. suspend kernel Y
> > 5. resume kernel X
> > 6. suspend kernel X
> > 7. resume kernel Y
> > 8. suspend kernel Y
> > 9. goto #5
> >
> > You really have to close the logs and mark the disks clean
> > when you suspend. The problems here are similar the the ones
> > NFS faces. Between the suspend and resume, filesystems may be
> > modified in arbitrary ways.
>
> I missed the rest of the thread, but if you are talking about what I think
> you are talking about, I'll go <AOL>Me too</AOL>
>
> A horrible combination of accidents with scripts that set lilo to boot
> to the hibernated partition if last suspended, and an apparent BIOS bug
> that allowed me to boot out of a hibernated partition for a second
> time meant that my laptop came out of regular hibernation mode (as

swsusp code will not allow you to restore from one partition twice.

Pavel
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