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SubjectRe: Software Suspend Functionality in 2.5

> Since we've had to work on a solution that can be used
> for accurate non-disruptive dumps as well as crash dumps
> (the latter using kexec), I was wondering whether it
> was worth exploring possibilities of commonality with
> swsusp down the line ... I know its not probably not
> something very immediate, but just an indication on
> whether we should keep applicability for swsusp (probably
> reuse and share ideas/code back and forth between the
> two efforts) in mind as we move forward. Because we
> have to support a more restrictive situation when it
> comes to dumping, it just may be usable by swsusp too
> if we can get it right.

Well, less code duplication is always welcome. But notice we need
*atomic* snapshots in swsusp, else we might corrupt data.
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