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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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