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    SubjectRe: swsusp is not reliable. Face it. [was Re: [Swsusp-devel] Re: swsusp problems]
    Hi!

    > > swsusp1 fails your test, swsusp2 fails your test, and pmdisk fails it,
    > > too. If half of memory is used by kmalloc(), there's no sane way to
    > > make suspend-to-disk working. And swsusp[12] does not. Granted, half
    > > of memory kmalloc-ed is unusual situation, but it can theoreticaly
    > > happen. Try mem=8M or something.
    >
    > Of course if you do have 8M memory, you're not going to care about
    > suspending to disk anyway :>. Note too that suspend2 will eat memory
    > until it can suspend. It doesn't livelock because it grabs the memory it
    > frees immediately and if it can't free enough, it gives up and exits
    > cleanly. You'll know almost instantly if your suspend is going to
    > succeed or fail: once you start seeing the image written, the only thing
    > that will stop it is media/hardware failure or user intervention.

    Yep, swsusp2 will

    a) either fail and exit cleanly

    b) or suspend to disk and powerdown

    . And that's correct behaviour. Michael apparently wants suspend that
    always suspends, and never refuses, but not even swsusp2 can do
    that.
    Pavel
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