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    SubjectRe: Swsusp updates, do not thrash ide disk on suspend
    Hi!

    > > --- clean/Documentation/swsusp.txt 2002-07-09 04:54:06.000000000 +0200
    > > +++ linux-swsusp/Documentation/swsusp.txt 2002-09-25 21:14:42.000000000 +0200
    > > @@ -156,6 +156,23 @@
    > > - do IDE cdroms need some kind of support?
    > > - IDE CD-RW -- how to deal with that?
    > >
    > > +FAQ:
    > > +
    > > +Q: well, suspending a server is IMHO a really stupid thing,
    > > +but... (Diego Zuccato):
    > >...
    > > +Ethernet card in your server died. You want to replace it. Your
    > > +server is not hotplug capable. What do you do? Suspend to disk,
    > > +replace ethernet card, resume. If you are fast your users will not
    > > +even see broken connections.
    > >...
    >
    > This sounds as if it might makes even ISA cards hot-pluggable with the
    > implication that the drivers might need __devinit/__devexit etc.?

    Yes. I'm just not sure if it is worth the effort.
    Pavel
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