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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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