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SubjectRe: [ACPI] Re: [PATCH] s4bios for 2.5.59 + apci-20030123
On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 08:41:27AM +1300, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-02-06 at 23:16, Ducrot Bruno wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 09:41:44AM +1300, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
> > > Whether its slower depends on the hardware; on my 128MB Celeron 933
> > > laptop (17MB/s HDD), I can write an image of about 120MB, reboot and get
> > > back up and running in around a minute and a half. That's about the same
> > > as far as I remember, but has (as you say) the advantage of not still
> > > having to get things swapped back in.
> >
> > The problem is the speed of the suspending process, not the whole suspend/resume
> > sequence, especially in case of emergency suspending due to thermal condition,
> > etc.
> Sorry. Perhaps I should have been clearer. I haven't spent a lot of time
> doing timings, but there doesn't seem to be any significant difference.
> In both versions, the amount of time varies with the amount of memory in

Ah ok. I understand now. S4bios is completely different from swsusp.
It's just as if we were comparing APM suspend-to-disk and swsusp (and no, S4bios
is *not* APM suspend-to-disk either).

Ducrot Bruno

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