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SubjectRe: Help port swsusp to ppc.
On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > Well, then what you do is not swsusp.
> >
> > swsusp does assume same kernel during suspend and resume. Doing resume
> > within bootloader (and thus avoiding this) would be completely
> > different design.
>
> Wait... what the hell in swsusp requires this assumption ? It seems to
> me like a completely unnecessary design limitation.

Swsusp saves the data structures from the suspended kernel, so they have to
match the data structures of the resumed kernel, right?

I't s a bit like trying insmod -f on a module compiled for a completely
different kernel version... *bang*
Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
Geert

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