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SubjectRe: [RFC/RFT] swsusp: image size tunable (was: Re: [PATCH][mm] swsusp: limit image size)
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On Saturday, 10 December 2005 21:06, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On Saturday, 10 December 2005 17:06, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > > The tunable may be useful to people who'd like to achieve the
> > > > maximum efficiency of suspend/resume and it would be a nice
> > > > feature to have, I think, but let's say we'll try to implement it
> > > > in the future, if still needed/wanted.
> > >
> > > Actually the tunable turned out to be quite easy to implement and I think
> > > I'll need it for userspace swsusp (the suspend-handling userspace
> > > process will need to tell the kernel how much space there is for the
> > > image).
> >
> > Looks mostly okay to me, small comments below.

A cleaner version with comments etc. follows.

Rafael


Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw@sisk.pl>

Documentation/power/interface.txt | 11 +++++++++++
Documentation/power/swsusp.txt | 7 ++++++-
kernel/power/disk.c | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
kernel/power/power.h | 7 ++-----
kernel/power/swsusp.c | 10 +++++++++-
5 files changed, 48 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
Index: linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1/kernel/power/disk.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1.orig/kernel/power/disk.c 2005-12-07 23:19:03.000000000 +0100
+++ linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1/kernel/power/disk.c 2005-12-10 21:10:53.000000000 +0100
@@ -367,9 +367,29 @@

power_attr(resume);

+static ssize_t image_size_show(struct subsystem * subsys, char *buf)
+{
+ return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", image_size);
+}
+
+static ssize_t image_size_store(struct subsystem * subsys, const char * buf, size_t n)
+{
+ unsigned int size;
+
+ if (sscanf(buf, "%u", &size) == 1) {
+ image_size = size;
+ return n;
+ }
+
+ return -EINVAL;
+}
+
+power_attr(image_size);
+
static struct attribute * g[] = {
&disk_attr.attr,
&resume_attr.attr,
+ &image_size_attr.attr,
NULL,
};

Index: linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1/kernel/power/power.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1.orig/kernel/power/power.h 2005-12-10 20:59:52.000000000 +0100
+++ linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1/kernel/power/power.h 2005-12-10 21:13:04.000000000 +0100
@@ -52,11 +52,8 @@
extern unsigned int nr_copy_pages;
extern struct pbe *pagedir_nosave;

-/*
- * Preferred image size in MB (set it to zero to get the smallest
- * image possible)
- */
-#define IMAGE_SIZE 500
+/* Preferred image size in MB (default 500) */
+extern unsigned int image_size;

extern asmlinkage int swsusp_arch_suspend(void);
extern asmlinkage int swsusp_arch_resume(void);
Index: linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1/kernel/power/swsusp.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1.orig/kernel/power/swsusp.c 2005-12-10 20:59:52.000000000 +0100
+++ linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1/kernel/power/swsusp.c 2005-12-10 22:21:25.000000000 +0100
@@ -69,6 +69,14 @@

#include "power.h"

+/*
+ * Preferred image size in MB (tunable via /sys/power/image_size).
+ * When it is set to N, swsusp will do its best to ensure the image
+ * size will not exceed N MB, but if that is impossible, it will
+ * try to create the smallest image possible.
+ */
+unsigned int image_size = 500;
+
#ifdef CONFIG_HIGHMEM
unsigned int count_highmem_pages(void);
int save_highmem(void);
@@ -647,7 +655,7 @@
if (!tmp)
return -ENOMEM;
pages += tmp;
- } else if (size > (IMAGE_SIZE * 1024 * 1024) / PAGE_SIZE) {
+ } else if (size > (image_size * 1024 * 1024) / PAGE_SIZE) {
tmp = shrink_all_memory(SHRINK_BITE);
pages += tmp;
}
Index: linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1.orig/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt 2005-10-28 02:02:08.000000000 +0200
+++ linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt 2005-12-10 23:49:08.000000000 +0100
@@ -27,6 +27,11 @@

echo platform > /sys/power/disk; echo disk > /sys/power/state

+If you want to limit the suspend image size to N megabytes, do
+
+echo N > /sys/power/image_size
+
+before suspend (it is limited to 500 MB by default).

Encrypted suspend image:
------------------------
Index: linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1/Documentation/power/interface.txt
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1.orig/Documentation/power/interface.txt 2005-10-28 02:02:08.000000000 +0200
+++ linux-2.6.15-rc5-mm1/Documentation/power/interface.txt 2005-12-10 23:42:39.000000000 +0100
@@ -41,3 +41,14 @@
It will only change to 'firmware' or 'platform' if the system supports
it.

+/sys/power/image_size controls the size of the image created by
+the suspend-to-disk mechanism. It can be written a string
+representing a non-negative integer that will be used as an upper
+limit of the image size, in megabytes. The suspend-to-disk mechanism will
+do its best to ensure the image size will not exceed that number. However,
+if this turns out to be impossible, it will try to suspend anyway using the
+smallest image possible. In particular, if "0" is written to this file, the
+suspend image will be as small as possible.
+
+Reading from this file will display the current image size limit, which
+is set to 500 MB by default.
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