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    SubjectRe: Suspend 2 merge: 9/51: init/* changes.

    > >> 1) Make name_to_dev_t non init. Why should you need to reboot if all you
    > >> want to do is change the device you're using to suspend? That's M_'s way
    > >
    > > Well, if you change it using /proc and forget to change kernel cmd line, you'll have
    > > a problem. Do you really change this so often?
    > name_to_dev_t needs to be non-init in order to make it possible to
    > trigger a resume when the block device driver isn't static. Pavel, would
    > you be willing to consider a patch to make it possible to trigger swsusp
    > resume from userspace? That gets things working with initrd kernels.
    > I've been using something along these lines for a few weeks now, and it
    > hasn't eaten my filesystem yet.

    Given it is not too intrusive... why not. Send it for comments.
    I probably will not use this myself, so you'll need to test/maintain

    > Yes, I was thinking of this mostly from a distribution perspective.
    > There's always potential for data-loss if users resume after touching
    > the root filesystem. On the other hand, it's currently possible for them
    > to do that anyway (think booting a different kernel without swsusp
    > support, then rebooting back into the swsusp one)

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